Located in Mid-Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School's reputation has been built on strong academic progress, extra-curricular activities, special needs programs, and a dedicated faculty. In addition to these attributes, Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School prides itself on its high rate of parent involvement. The student population is approximately 330 students with enrollment increasing yearly.


Attention SCG parents:

Pages and PJ's in the news this week!
Click here to read the article by Superintendent Castaniada, describing our recent Pages & PJ's event celebrating the love of reading.

Attendance Poster awards
Congratulations to the following student artists, whose winning posters depict the importance of regular daily attendance: Sidney Aratin, Daniel Cruz, Annalicia Gomez, Laurel Grisham, Ruben Marcus, Trisha Quintero, Leilani Renda, Lily Richards, and Cody Wilson

Attendance Poster - Don't Be Late Dude
Attendance Poster - Be at school everyday and you will learn in a very big way
Attendance Poster - Be Cool Come to School

Attendance Poster - You can party, but don't be tardy
Attendance Poster - Don't Be Cookey and Don't Play Hookey

Attendance Poster - School is Cool
Attendance Poster - Don't be a Fool, Go to School

Attendance Poster - Go to School, Be Cool
Attendance Poster - Be a Hero and Come to School

Reclassified Fluent English Proficient
We are very proud of following students who will be celebrated at an assembly on Friday, 4/11 at 9am for their achievement in reclassifying as Fluent English Proficient. It is a powerful thing to be in command of two languages, and we applaud their efforts and their family's support.
Congratulations to:
Anahi Barroso, Adrian Contreras, Isaac Gonzales, Jonathan Hernandez, Brigida Medina, Aime Napoles, David Rivera Ascencio, Ricardo Rodriguez, Natalie Saucedo, and Keithlyn Valdez

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, 4/11 - 9am - RFEP Assembly and sing-along - MU Room
  • Sat, 4/12 - 5:30pm - Spring Benefit Auction - Temple Beth El, Aptos
  • Mon, 4/14 - Cartooning classes begin (primary grades)
  • Tues, 4/15 - 6:30pm - H&S Club meeting - Library
  • Wed, 4/16 - 6:00pm - Board Meeting - District Office
  • Tues, 4/22 - 5:30pm - Parenting workshop "Como Criar Hijos Seguros y Capaces" - Library
  • Fri, 4/25 - Spirit dress-up day - "Twin Day"
  • Sat, 4/26 - 9am - Community Work Day and Beautification at SCG

Click here for information about our upcoming Triple P parenting seminar, Raising Resilient Children, May 6, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
(English)   (Spanish)

Read the current Dolphin Dispatch, SCG's weekly newsletter

8005 Winkle Avenue,
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 464-5670 (Phone)
(831) 476-5827 (Fax)
Attendance Hotline: 464-5645

Kerry le Roux, Principal
Shelley Gaboury, Secretary

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Transitional Kindergarten program

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A Message from the Superintendent
December 2013

School Vision

Parent Handbook: English  Spanish

Emergency School Closure Procedures

Current API results

School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
English (2012-13)

Fitness and
Your 6-12 Year Old

Soquel District Office
Child Nutrition Information

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Last updated: April 10, 2014