Santa Cruz High School is a comprehensive public high school with a small school feel. The student body of approximately 1,100 students represents a range of ethnicities, cultures, interests, and beliefs. Visitors frequently compliment the openness, respect and welcoming nature displayed by our students. As a comprehensive school, Santa Cruz High School strives to meet the range of needs and interests of our students. Our basic program includes a full selection of college prep classes to meet the “A-G” requirements and a rich array of classes in the fine and performing arts. We provide a strong college preparation curriculum with a range of Intensive, Honors, and AP courses. Santa Cruz High School also offers a full range of athletics, clubs, and extra curricular activities such as Mock Trial and Theater.