840 N. Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch serves 116 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch's student population of 116 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch is 0.53, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3157 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
64%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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?

116 students attend Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

64% of Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% 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 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch offer ?

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

School Calendar

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Date
No School. Spring Break
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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