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2024 Best Schools in Santa Cruz County

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Santa Cruz County.

    St. Francis High School - Salesian College Preparatory

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WATSONVILLE, CA,

    9-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I had an amazing experience at my school, and I couldn't be more impressed. The environment is welcoming and supportive, the faculty and staff are attentive and caring, and most importantly, the....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 225,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  2. #6 Best Public High Schools in Santa Cruz County.

    Soquel High School

    Santa Cruz City High School District, CA,

    9-12,

    157 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I overall liked Soquel High School. I enjoyed playing sports there, as I was the team captain of my varsity tennis team for four years and also engaged in Lacrosse for my junior and senior years.....

    Read 157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,022,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public Middle Schools in Santa Cruz County.

    Scotts Valley Middle School

    Scotts Valley Unified School District, CA,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle school student says Middle School years are tough; no person thinks of their middle school years as amazing. SV Middle School is at the top when comparing Middle Schools.Pros:* Great Principal and Assistant Principal* Great Teachers* New School* Parents involved* Safe community* Great kids just trying to figure out this crazy worldCons: * School is severely underfunded by the district office. * District needs to start funding science, math, art and music programs.* District should have a full time counselor and nurse onsite for students* Not a great school for kids with learning differences due to funding. District needs to provide appropriate funding and resources for children who have learning differences or behavioral issues. ....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 486,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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