Loma Prieta Joint Union School District

Dedicated to excellence in education


  • Welcome to Loma Prieta – a high performing TK-8 school district located along the spine of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our district serves a semi-rural region between Silicon Valley and the Pacific Ocean. We proudly sustain our “mountain schools” with respect to the generations of families who founded the Loma Prieta community while embracing the tools of 21st century learning that will ensure our students are prepared for a rigorous high school and beyond.

  • Grades Served: K-8
  • Formed in 1949 from four small mountain schools Summit School, Burrell School, Highland School, Hester Creek School
  • Opened in 1951
  • 2 Schools Loma Prieta Elementary and CT English Middle
  • Made up of 45.5 Square Miles
  • District Population: 4,768 104.8 people per square mile

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