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Scotts Valley Unified School District

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    Our students will be socially responsible, pursuing their full potential in intellectual, social, and physical development, and be engaged, ethical and effective citizens. 


    Scotts Valley Unified School District will provide each student with quality educational and social opportunities needed to thrive in a modern world.

    SVUSD Core Values and Guiding Principles

    • Our role is to develop academically capable, culturally attuned and socially responsible students.
    • There is strength and value in diversity of thought and experience.
    • District decisions, at all levels, should be thoughtful, equitable and transparent.
    • We value commitment and collaboration from our engaged students, families and the community.
    • We value trust, respect and teamwork from our highly skilled and dedicated team.
    • We are accountable to our public for setting clear expectations and optimizing resources to meet our goals.


    SVUSD Years of Service Awards

    (service through June 2018)

    haunted house updatE!

    Haunted House Team with Check to LLS

    The Scotts Valley Haunted House Team presented a check to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the school board meeting on February 12th.  The 2018 "Wonka's Factory" was the 16th running of the haunted house and produced record proceeds.  A huge thank you goes out to everyone who was involved!

    SVHS Green Team Rocks the Board Presentation!

    SVHS student Green Team presentation to board

    SVHS Green Team presentation to Board

    SVHS Green Team presentation to Board

    SVHS Green Team Presentation to Board

    On September 18th, the Scotts Valley High School 'Green Team' presented their program to the Board of Trustees.  The students' enthusiasm and commitment to the program and the environment was downright contagious! A huge thank you goes out to Molly, Kaylee, Ryan, Olivia, Skylar, Nick, and Mr. Andrews!



    Measure A Exemption Form 

    (for Senior/SSI parcel tax exemptions) 

    Please download, print and complete the form.  Once completed, return the form in person, by fax, by email, or by mail along with the requested documentation.  For assistance,  call the number listed on the form.  

    School Board Information:

    SVMS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Lynn Beebe Memorial Gymnasium Dedication


    SVMS Cutting the Ribbon!

    The Ribbon is Cut!
    Dignitaries who attended the ceremony

    Congresswoman  Eshoo presents Congressional Flag
    Congresswoman Eshoo at history table

    New Gymnasium

    Quick Resources

    School Snippets

    About Us

    Scotts Valley Unified schools are ranked as some of the highest performing public schools in Santa Cruz County. We are proud of the high quality education we provide to approximately 2500 students year after year.

    Please look around to see what we do so well here at SVUSD. Be sure to visit the individual school web sites to see what's happening at Brook Knoll Elementary School, Vine Hill Elementary School, Scotts Valley Middle School and Scotts Valley High School.

    District Office

    Fast Facts

    Schools in our District


    State average per pupil funding


    School Accountability Report Cards

    Student Enrollment


    District Area

    23 Sq Miles


    Tanya Krause

    Number of Employees


    Schools' Awards

    Governing Board