Setting our Sights on Early Education

The Monterey Bay Region is represented by over 40 school districts that provide a wide variety of educational options. The region also offers charter, Waldorf, boarding and magnet school options, as well as several educational opportunities that are associated with the local higher education institutions. By clicking on the city in which the following districts are located, you will be able to see a complete list of schools in that area. Single School districts will not have an additional link.

For an interactive map of the schools in our region, please visit our K-12 interactive map


Monterey County School Districts 

Santa Cruz County School Districts

San Benito County School Districts

Magnet Schools

Boarding Schools

Charter Schools

Waldorf Schools


For more detailed information about each school and district, please visit Education Data Partnership website to view data about:
  • Demographics (Enrollment, Average Class Size, Ethnic Diversity, Educational Options and more measures)
  • Performance (High School Exit Exams, ACT Average Scores, Cohort Graduates/Dropouts, SAT scores, AP Test and more measures)
For demographics and performance data on our local schools, please visit the following:
The following graphs are samples of what can be found at Education Data Partnership website for each school and district in our region. Please click on the images below to visit more data.


Monterey-SAT Reasoning Results-This graph displays the average overall SAT Reasoning Test results. The SAT assesses the critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills of college-bound students. The total possible score is 2,400. Visit ed-data.org for more information. Santa Cruz-SAT Reasoning Results-This graph displays the average overall SAT Reasoning Test results. The SAT assesses the critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills of college-bound students. The total possible score is 2,400. Visit ed-data.org for more information. San Benito-SAT Reasoning Results-This graph displays the average overall SAT Reasoning Test results. The SAT assesses the critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills of college-bound students. The total possible score is 2,400. Visit ed-data.org for more information.