St Andrew Parents Co-Operative Pre-School

St Andrew Parents Co-Operative Pre-School in Aptos is part of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. It’s a very well run cooperative preschool favored by many Aptos parents and kids, and has been in business since 1969, and boasts a student teacher ratio of 5:1. They accept children ages 2.6 through 5.9, for classes on M/W/F or […]

First Day Back to School in Aptos

Today was the first day back to school for many Aptos students. For some – like my son Aiden – it was their first day of school ever. Sure, most of the kindergartners (Aiden included) had been to preschool…but today was their first “real” day of school. For me, it was the first day that […]

Valencia Elementary School – Aptos

Valencia Elementary School is a California Distinguished School, and is the oldest elementary school in Aptos. It is part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. ┬áThe school serves children between Kindergarten through sixth grade, and has about 550 students. See also: Valencia Elementary on GreatSchools, Valencia Elementary API Score, Valencia Elementary School profile on […]

Rio del Mar Elementary School

Rio del Mar Elementary School is considered by many Aptos residents to be the premier public elementary school in Aptos. It is located in the Rio del Mar neighborhood, along the border of Seascape. It has high API scores, consistently scoring over 900 in the past several years. See also: Rio del Mar Elementary on […]