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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz City Schools
Alternate Name(s):Santa Cruz City Unified School District
Address:405 Old San Jose Road
Soquel, CA  95073
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-429-3410
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:Santa Cruz City Schools is comprised of an elementary and a secondary district governed by one Board of Education.

Elementary District:
Bay View Elementary 1231 Bay St. 429-3991
DeLaveaga Elementary 1145 Morrissey Blvd. 429-3807
Gault Elementary,1320 Seabright Ave. 429-3856
Westlake Elementary 1000 High St. 429-3878

Secondary District:
Branciforte Middle School 315 Poplar Ave. 429-3883
Mission Hill Middle School 425 King St. 429-3860
Harbor High School 300 LaFonda Ave. 429-3810
Santa Cruz High School 415 Walnut Ave. 429-3960
Soquel High School 401 Old San Jose Rd., Soquel 429-3909

Small Schools:
Branciforte Small Schools Campus
840 North Branciforte Ave., 429-3898
Alternative Family Education K12
Ark Independent Studies
Costanoa Continuation School
Monarch Elementary School

Charter Schools:
Delta School

Summer School

The Santa Cruz Adult School serves over 1500 adult students from north Santa Cruz County, including Soquel and Live Oak. The Adult School offers courses in 8 locations; courses include English as a Second Language, World Languages, Driver's Education Classroom Training, Computer skills and career training.

AREAS SERVED: The district serves students residing in the City of Santa Cruz and in county locations from Davenport to Soquel.
offers organization and study skills, academic help, college tours, career education, speakers and motivational activities.

Our high schools offer comprehensive Advanced Placement and Honors courses, providing an array of challenging options for our college-bound students.

In partnership with the County Office of Education's Regional Occupation Programs (ROP), our high school students may choose from a comprehensive selection of career and technical courses.

GATE is a state-funded program for gifted and talented students in our district.

The Humanities Academy at Soquel High School offers a unique opportunity for academically motivated students to experience many of the benefits of a small college preparatory high school while enjoying all that a large public school has to offer.

Students in all four elementary schools experience science hands-on in their garden-based Life Lab Science programs.

The Mathematics Academy offered at Santa Cruz High School is an integrated, accelerated math program for motivated students.

Through Spanish Language instruction, our schools seek to build bridges between students, provide academic challenges and offer cultural enrichment.

The Two Way Immersion program at DeLaveaga Elementary School teaches students to speak, read and write in Spanish and English at grade level proficiency.
Languages other than English:Can Arrange for Others
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Public Service
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Physical Location:Soquel
Funding Source:Federal Government
State Government

Kris Munro
831-429-3410 ext. 220

Subject Headings
 Adult Education
Alternative Schools
Elementary Schools
Government Agencies
High Schools
Home Schooling
Middle Schools
Public Schools
This record last modified June 19, 2016