Santa Cruz Montessori - Tours

Tours available at your convenience by appointment. Phone: 831-476-1646 or email kathyr@scms.org

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Quick Facts

About the school photos Strip

“Even from the first day on our child was so excited by and engaged in the learning experiences she kept asking for more.”—SCM Parent

Founded:

In 1964 as a nonprofit Montessori school

Enrollment:

280 students, 18 months to 15 years of age, preschool through 9th grade

Student Teacher Ratios:

Young Children's Community (18 months - 3 years): 6:1
Primary (3 - 6 years): 9:1
Lower Elementary (6 - 9 years): 10:1
Upper Elementary (9 - 12 years): 15:1
Junior High (12 - 15 years): 10:1

Hours:

Morning program: 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Full day programs: 8:30 or 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Extended care: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

School Calendar:

View our School Calendar.

Bus Service:

Bus service to Santa Cruz for elementary & junior high students

Facilities:

Two beautiful sites within half a mile of each other: Main Campus (Primary and Elementary)
6230 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Winston Campus (Young Children's Community and Junior High)
2446 Cabrillo College Drive
Soquel, CA 95073