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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

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    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,


    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,


    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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