Spring Hill School is an independent, coed, prep school for
kindergarten through eighth grade offering an accelerated curriculum. Located in the Monterey Bay Area,
we draw students from Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey Counties and send graduates to
top national and local public and private schools. Spring Hill School is the only
independent elementary school of its kind on the Central Coast.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges - WASC
California Association for the Gifted - CAG
Central Coast Independent Schools - CCIS
- 1977 founded as Popper-Keizer School for the Gifted
- 1996 Changed name to Spring Hill - The Advanced Elementary School of Santa Cruz
- 1996 Sylvie Hill became principal
- 2002 celebrated 25th year
- 2008 Opened Middle School
- 2008 Changed name to Spring Hill School - Advanced K-8 Education
- K-8 coeducational day school
- 156 students
- 21 full time faculty and staff
- Targeted class size - 16 students
- Athletic team name: The Dolphins
- School Hours:
a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Grades 1-6 8:45
a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grades 7-8 8:30
a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
- School office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Before-school care: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
- After-school program: 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.