Kirby School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school for grades 6-12 located in Santa Cruz. For over 25 years, we have welcomed learners from all backgrounds, beliefs and experiences.
Driven by our love of learning, Kirby School engages students in a wide variety of activities that activate critical thinking and inspire creative expression, preparing them to thoughtfully contribute to their communities and shape their futures with confidence. Established in 1994, Kirby was named for Georgiana Bruce Kirby, a Santa Cruz pioneer who devoted her life to education, freedom, and enfranchisement. The school was founded on the belief that students who are respected and encouraged will exhibit great enthusiasm for learning and achieve at the highest levels.
Number of Students230
Student Teacher Ratio6:1
Average Class Size12
Annual Tuition Price Range$32,400-$37,500
Offers financial aidFA Available
425 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060, United States