Contact Us Calendars Directions Human Resources Search Site Index
Santa Cruz County Office of Education Photo montage
Alternative Education Schools

DeWitt Anderson School

DeWitt Anderson computer labDeWitt Anderson School provides an educational environment for female teens who are supported in setting and achieving academic goals. The school focuses on the unique challenges that face adolescent girls. The teaching and counseling staff are trained and experienced in supporting students as they transition to comprehensive high school, the work place, or college. The curriculum emphasizes women’s studies and art in addition to basic academics, and students have the opportunity to work in an organic garden.

DeWitt Anderson map


  • From the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, turn right at River Street
  • Turn left onto Highway 1 South towards Watsonville.
  • Take the Freedom Blvd. exit and proceed 5–6 miles towards Watsonville.
  • After passing through the intersection of Freedom Blvd. and Corralitos Road, you will see the school on the left hand side.

School-Wide Goals

In Alternative Education, we become more...
Literate -    Knowledgable, life-long learners.
Ethical -     Kind to ourselves, others, and the world.
Empowered -     Prepared to create our futures.

Also visit the Alternative Education Programs Career Center.

Printable version
English     Spanish

(requires Acrobat Reader)

Santa Cruz County Office of Education  |  400 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060  |  831.466.5600  |  Fax: 831.466.5607
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education provides quality educational programs and services to a diverse community.