Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch

840 N. Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 121 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : <50%
  • : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch's student population of 121 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
<50%
40%
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(18-19)
≥50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
21%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
63%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch?
121 students attend Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch?
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch has a student ration of 30:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch offer ?
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch part of?
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch is part of Santa Cruz City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : <50%
  • : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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