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.


Upcoming Events

  • Mon, 428 - Smarter Balanced Assessment window opens - Grades 3 - 5 taking Math content tests in the lab
  • Tues, 4/29 - 6:30pm - DELAC (District English Learner Advisory Committee) meeting at NBMS - All welcome
  • Wed, 4/30 - 2:40pm - El Dio el Nino - Ice Cream Social presented by ELAC parents
  • Thurs, 5/1 - 9:00am - 3rd grade biography Wax Museum - Room 26 and Library
  • Fri, 5/2 - 9:00am - Walkathon

Calling All Volunteers to our Beautification Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Please consider joining a friendly group of Santa Cruz Garden parents and students at a community work day on Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9 am to 12 pm.

Bring your gardening gloves and tools, your painting clothes and your energy/enthusiasm! Students welcome!

Sign up to volunteer for special jobs:

  • Garden - Build raised bed/planter box; plant trees
  • Front of School - Weed stair area and juniper bush area
  • Ball Wall - Help repair and replace
  • Amphitheatre - Paint benches
  • General cleanup (litter, etc.)

Please download and return the form below to the office by Thursday, April 24, 2014.
(English)   (Spanish)

* Snacks and water will be provided. Please supply your own reusable water bottle.

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Click here for information about our upcoming Triple P parenting seminar, Raising Resilient Children, May 6, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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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Last updated: April 22, 2014