Santa Cruz Children's School offers kindergarten through sixth grade.
We also have an after school program.  Our classes are small and have better than a 12-1 student-to-teacher ratio.
We have a safe, supportive, stimulating, and interactive atmosphere where students can reach their highest potential.
The Santa Cruz Children's School was created to provide a quality elementary school program.
The school is dedicated to providing educational and supportive services enabling children to have a safe, successful childhood. Our overall goal is to give our children the skills necessary to become productive contributing members of our society.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,600
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Santa Cruz Childrens School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded
1993

Student Body

Total Students
48 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Santa Cruz Childrens School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$85 application fee and $250 new student enrollment fee.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Deric McLean
Admissions Associate
Joanna McLean

School Notes

  • The Santa Cruz Children's School offers kindergarten through sixth grade. We also have an after school program. Our classes are small and have a 12-1 student-to-teacher ratio. We have a safe, supportive, stimulating, and interactive atmosphere where students can reach their highest potential. The Santa Cruz Children's School was created to provide a quality elementary school program. The school is dedicated to providing educational and supportive services enabling children to have a safe, successful childhood. Our overall goal is to give our children the skills necessary to become productive contributing members of our society.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,600
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz, CA is $13,590 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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