Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 260
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  • Address
  • 425 Encinal St
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Phone
  • (831) 423-0658
  • Other Details
  • Principal or Admin: Dr. M. Joshua Karter
  • Fax: (831) 423-0679
  • Website: www.kirby.org

School Description

Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory school is known for its excellent college preparatory academics, exceptional visual and performing arts programs, small class sizes (average of 12 students,) and its distinguished faculty. It serves students in grades 6 through 12.


Innovative teaching, interdisciplinary collaboration, and advanced electives foster exploration of students’ passions and prepare them for admission to the finest colleges and universities. Social events, athletics, and a commitment to service provide a well-rounded educational environment and teach the importance of becoming leaders and good citizens of the world.

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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 260
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.5
    Full-Time Teachers: 20
    Part-Time Teachers: 16
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.8
  • Percent Minority Students: 11.9%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 127 (48.8%)
  • Females: 133 (51.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.4%
Black103.8%
Asian103.8%
Hispanic103.8%
White22988.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School
  Number Percent
6th Grade218.1%
7th Grade3613.8%
8th Grade3915.0%
9th Grade4316.5%
10th Grade4115.8%
11th Grade4818.5%
12th Grade3212.3%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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