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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.

About Educational Services

The Educational Services Department works to support students, staff, and families in achieving educational excellence.  It is made up of:

  • Instructional Services
  • Special Education
  • Student Support Services
Instructional Services

The Instructional Services Department supports teaching and learning across SVUSD schools.  Instructional Services include:

  • Accountability
  • Assessments
  • English Learners
  • Curriculum
  • Technology
  • Student Achievement
  • Alternative Education
  • Inter-district Transfers
Special Education

SVUSD is committed to meet the academic, behavior and social emotional needs for students with disabilities.

Student Support Services

The Student Support Services Department oversees the following:

  • PBIS and Counseling
  • Foster Youth
  • Homeless
  • Student Safety
  • Discipline
  • Health and Wellness
  • 504 and Title IX
SVUSD Core Values and Guiding Principles
  • Our role is to develop academically capable, culturally attuned and socially responsible students.
  • There are 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.

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Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Alexandra Friel
(831) 438-1820 x114
FAX (831) 438-2314

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Administrative Assistant
Daisy Wong
(831) 438-1820 x116


Director of Student Services


Administrative Assistant



Interdistrict & Intradistrict Transfers
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