Students enrolled 453
School leader Kristin Pfotenhauer-Sharp

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315 Poplar Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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(831) 429-3883
(831) 429-3962
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3 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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September 27, 2013
I realy dislike this school. The periods are super long and we do alot of work , on top of that we get tuns of hw.

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March 09, 2010
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May 11, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 18, 2008
Poor teaching methods for'advisory', needs a cleaner campus

- submitted by a student
June 06, 2008
We homeschooled our two daughters until they begged us to try 'regular' school. I am very protective so was a little worried about the public school environment. I was happy to find very involved parents, teachers who take a personal approach to each child, and wonderful students. We did experience some teasing with one of my kids but it was taken care of immediately. The principal and vice principal are an amazing team, too! I wonder if they ever go home! We are having a great experience!

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2007
I love B-40! I have met a bunch of great friends there, and the sports are really great. I would say the after school Wednesday classes are almost better though...there are so many cool choices!

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September 09, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2006
Many parents and kids love this school. It's very supportive for kids who are into sports. But my son was so unhappy there that he begged to be homeschooled. I later met a new friend who had taken her son out of the same school for the same reason. The teaching was uneven. When my son was there, he was subjected to bullying of every kind, even though he had had lots of friends in elementary school.

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January 19, 2005
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Branciforte Middle School
315 Poplar Street, Santa Cruz, CA  95062
(831) 429-3883
Last modified Branciforte Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Branciforte Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top