Scotts Valley – Taking the Lead in Academics
Education is a high priority inScottsValley. Whether in the public, private or parochial schools, students and parents can find the most appropriate learning environment that will help them to achieve a student’s full potential.Scotts Valley’s well-respected Unified School District has held up to the challenge of meeting increasing enrollment needs. Following is a description of schools located in ScottsValley, as well as a listing of other schools in the region.
Scotts Valley Public Schools
Scotts Valley Unified School District
4444 Scotts Valley Drive, 5B,ScottsValley
438-1820 / www.svusd.santacruz.k12.ca.us
Vine Hill Elementary School
151 Vine Hill School Rd.,ScottsValley
438-1090 / www.vinehill.santacruz.k12.ca.us
Vine Hill Elementary is nestled in the northeast corner of Scotts Valley, and serves both the academic and social development needs of its 600 K-5 students. The school supports students in a variety of academic levels, supporting individual student needs as well as providing challenging curriculum. The educational program is enriched with technology, music, art, and physical education. The parents in this school are the backbone of student success.
Brook Knoll Elementary School
151 Brook Knoll Dr.,Santa Cruz
423-2454 / www.brookknoll.santacruz.k12.ca.us
In addition to standard curriculum, Brook Knoll Elementary offers its 600 students an academic program that is both challenging and exciting, filled with music, art, physical education, a GATE and Resource pull-out program, and a varied SPECTRA program, all supported by an exemplary parent volunteer program.
Scotts Valley Middle School
8 Bean Creek Rd.,ScottsValley
438-0610 / www.svms.santacruz.k12.ca.us
Built in 1941,Scotts Valley Middle School exudes school spirit. Its curriculum provides student opportunities in athletics, honors academics, the arts, community service, intervention programs and much more. This bustling campus of approximately 600 students flourishes as the top middle school in the county and continues to strive for excellence.
Scotts Valley High School
555 Glenwood Dr.,ScottsValley
439-9555 / www.svhs.santacruz.k12.ca.us
Scotts Valley High School provides a comprehensive curriculum for its 875 students, grades 9 through 12. Besides its academic-based curriculum,Scotts Valley High School has a complete sports and extracurricular program, including an excellent visual and performing arts department.
Scotts Valley Private Schools
Baymonte Christian School
5000-B Granite Creek Rd.,ScottsValley
438-0100 / www.baymonte.org
BaymonteChristianSchoolis an interdenominational Christian school with emphasis on quality education in a Christian environment, boasting an enrollment of 420 students ranging from grades K-8.
Montessori School – ScottsValley
123 S. Navarra Drive,ScottsValley
439-9313 / www.montessorisv.com
MontessoriScottsValleyprovides the highest quality Montessori education from birth on. Each child at MSV is actively supported in the self-directed pursuit of lifelong intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth. Provides programs for infants, toddlers, and primary children.
Scotts Valley Higher Education
Cabrillo College Scotts Valley Center
104 WhisperingPines Dr.,ScottsValley
CabrilloCollegeis one of 109 publicCaliforniacommunity colleges.CabrilloCollegeis one of the most highly regarded community colleges in the state for its success in the area of transfer and career education and currently serves over 13,000 students.
The newScottsValleycenter offers 26 college-level classes that will transfer toUniversity of California,CaliforniaState University and other 4-year institutions. TheScottsValleyCentercontains state-of-the-art facilities offering wireless Internet access for students, four classrooms, and a dedicated dance/yoga studio. Services available atScottsValleyinclude admission and registration assistance and general college information. Students attending classes inScottsValleyare also eligible to use all the services and facilities on our Aptos campus and at theWatsonvilleCentersuch as Financial Aid, Counseling and Career/Transfer Center, the Library and the student cafeteria among many others. As class enrollments increase inScottsValley, additional classes will be added each semester.
709 Mission St.,Santa Cruz429-8350
Education for students dealing with substance abuse.
Private Schools (In The Region)
Family Montessori School (1-3)
6090 Highway 9, Felton 335-7386
A private elementary school serving 1st through 3rd grades.
Gateway School (K-8)
126 Eucalyptus Ave.,Santa Cruz423-0341
Good Shepherd Catholic School (P-8)
2727 Mattison Ln.,Santa Cruz476-4000
Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School (7-12)
117 Union St.,Santa Cruz423-0658
VHM Christian School
427 Capitola RdExt,Santa Cruz 475-4762
Holy Cross Elementary and Junior High School
150 Emmet St.,Santa Cruz 423-4447
Monte Vista Christian School (6-12)
2 School Way, Watsonville, 722-8178
Twin Lakes Christian School (K-6)
2701 Cabrillo College Dr., Aptos 465-3301
Spring Hill (K-6)
250 California St.,Santa Cruz 427-2641
The advanced elementary school forSanta Cruz.
Santa Cruz Children’s School (K-6)
366 Gault St.,Santa Cruz429-8444
Santa Cruz Montessori School (18mo-15yrs)
6230 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA 476-1646
Santa Cruz Waldort School (K-8)
2190 Empire Grade,Santa Cruz425-0519
Higher Education (In The Region)
6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos 479-6100
1156 High St.,Santa Cruz459-0111
California State University, Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center,Seaside 582-3330
San Jose State University
One Washington Square,San Jose
University of Santa Clara
500 El Camino Real,Santa Clara
Stanford Campus,Palo Alto 650-723-2300