Top 10 Best 95060 California Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,489 students in 95060, CA (there are 5 private schools, serving 834 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in 95060, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in 95060, CA are Santa Cruz High School, Brook Knoll Elementary School and Santa Cruz County Special Education. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 95060 have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in 95060, CA have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best 95060, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Santa Cruz High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
415 Walnut Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3960
Grades: 9-12
| 1,088 students
Rank: #22.
Brook Knoll Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
151 Brook Knoll Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-2454
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Cruz County Special Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Encinal St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 466-5700
Grades: K-12
| 96 students
Rank: n/an/a
1231 Bay St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3991
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: n/an/a
1492 Pine Flat Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427-2300
Grades: K-6
| 107 students
Rank: n/an/a
425 King St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3860
Grades: 6-8
| 570 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pacific Collegiate Charter
Charter School
3004 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 479-7785
Grades: 7-12
| 552 students
Rank: n/an/a
Santa Cruz County Community High School
Alternative School
400 Encinal St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 466-5728
Grades: 7-12
| 769 students
Rank: n/an/a
Santa Cruz County Court High School
Alternative School
400 Encinal St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 466-5728
Grades: 7-12
| 69 students
Rank: n/an/a
Santa Cruz County Rop Elementary School
Vocational School
400 Encinal St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 466-5762
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3878
Grades: K-5
| 468 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 95060 California

95060, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
13575 Empire Grade Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-1652
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
313 Swift St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 426-9346
Grades: K-8
| 75 students
255 Swift St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3900
Grades: K-5
| 299 students
157 Trescony St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 459-8816
Grades: 6-8
| 30 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 95060, CA?
How many public schools are located in 95060, CA?

11 public schools are located in 95060, CA.

What percentage of students in 95060, CA go to public school?

84% of all K-12 students in 95060, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in 95060, CA?

95060, CA minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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