The Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District operates Loma Prieta Elementary School and C.T. English Middle School in the Santa Cruz mountains. The district's superintendent is Henry Castaniada. The district has an enrollment of about 360 kindergarten through eighth grade students. It's noted for having high academic achievement and low-class sizes. The goal is a student-teacher ratio of 25:1 in fourth through eighth grade and 20:1 in kindergarten through third grade classes. On the Stanford Testing and Reporting Program (STAR), students score in the top 10% of the state.