Faculty & Staff

We are fortunate at Santa Cruz to employ some of the best educators in the state who are passionate about what they do. Our students are our top priority, and we are dedicated to providing a high-quality education in a nurturing environment. We invite you to get to know our faculty and staff and let them help you with any questions or concerns you may have.

Administration

Kathy Romero
Superintendent/Principal
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Denisse Melendez
Business Manager
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Teachers

Diana Lopez
Kindergarten/Gifted Teacher
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Barbara Hernandez
1st Grade
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Taylor Spence
2nd Grade
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Kim Franklin
3rd Grade
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Anna Grijalva
4th Grade
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Annabelle Cerezo
5th Grade
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Douglas Muri
Middle School Math
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Amanda Dupuy
Middle School Language Arts
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Ralph Lopez
Middle School Social Studies
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Mable Shaju
Middle School Science
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Manny Romero
PE
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Christine Bastidas
Title I
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Support Staff

Adriana Cortez
Bus Driver
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Aracely Caballero
Bus Driver
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Betty Fernandez
School Administrative Assistant
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Jaime Fernandez
Head Maintenance Coordinator
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Yumara Martinez
Title I Aide
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Alvaro Monteverde
Bus Driver/Coach
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Maribel Paz
Teacher's Aide
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Mari Clark
Custodian
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Rosa Simon
Resource Aide
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Callie Slade
Superintendent Admin Assistant
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Jennifer Willey
Business Office Admin Assistant
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