You have choices. Each school is different and offers different programs. Check out Harbor High and Santa Cruz High. I know many kids that do not go to the high school closest to home. See below.
Students who live within the Santa Cruz City School district boundaries and wish to attend a school other than their neighborhood school, may apply for Open Enrollment.
The priority filing period for middle and high school sudents was February 6-24, 2012. Please download the application, fill it out, and return it to the district office of the Santa Cruz City Schools, 405 Old San Jose Road, Soquel, CA 95073.
In the elementary district we are accepting applications for open enrollment only into Monarch, the Two Way Immersion Program, Gault and Bay View School. The priority filing period for Elementary schools was March 12-30, 2012. Westlake and DeLaveaga Schools are at capacity and cannot accept open enrollment for any grades. Please download the application, fill it out, and return it to your school of residence.
2012-13 Open Enrollment Application English
Questions on the open enrollment process? Please contact Angelica DeRomero, 429-3410 x215.