366 Gault Street, Santa Cruz, California 95062, United States

(831) 429-8444

Enriched elementary school education in the ♥ of Santa Cruz

Enriched elementary school education in the ♥ of Santa Cruz

Enriched elementary school education in the ♥ of Santa CruzEnriched elementary school education in the ♥ of Santa Cruz

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

Temporary School Dismissal: Effective 3/16/2020

 In an effort to protect vulnerable members of our community and to support the public health mission to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Santa Cruz Children's School campus will be closed and operating a distance learning program and rescheduling Spring Break from 3/16 to 3/27, at minimum.  We will confirm the opening of campus-based learning as guidance becomes available from the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency and Santa Cruz County Office of Education (as well as superseding state and federal agencies).  Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions. 

 At Santa Cruz Children’s School, your child is a part of a dedicated community of learners that includes teachers, students, and their families. Students love being at school and thrive in an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, creativity, and kindness. Students progress at their own pace with confidence and passion in a safe and nurturing environment. An independent non-profit school founded and run by teachers, your child can expect to enjoy learning at Santa Cruz Children’s School. 

Santa Cruz Children's School student during science class.

A CHANCE TO GROW

ACADEMICS & ENRICHMENT

SMALL CLASS SIZES

Kindergarten all the way through 6th grade, students love being at school and thrive in an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, creativity, and kindness. Students progress at their own pace with confidence and passion in a safe and nurturing elementary school environment. 

Hands on learning is an important part of the curriculum at Santa Cruz Children's School.

SMALL CLASS SIZES

ACADEMICS & ENRICHMENT

SMALL CLASS SIZES

With a maximum of a 12 to 1 student to teacher ratio, all children have a chance to shine. Your child will be part of a small, caring, passionate community of students, families, and educators.  

Musical theater production at Santa Cruz Children's School.

ACADEMICS & ENRICHMENT

ACADEMICS & ENRICHMENT

ACADEMICS & ENRICHMENT

Our elementary school programs include a strong foundation in math and language arts as well as an enriched academic experience including sciences, social studies, Spanish, visual and performing arts, mindfulness and more.

Families: A crucial part of the community

College professors, artists, published authors, athletes, and more have shared their expertise with the students of SCCS, Kindergarten through 6th grade. Parents and family members are welcome to visit and work in classes and even teach their own. Parents help with field trips, make costumes, write songs, and build community. Families are welcome here.