Public and Private School Information for Santa Barbara and Environs

There are 23 K-12 school districts and two community college districts in Santa Barbara County. Individual schools are listed on the public schools and private schools pages.

School Scores

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Alphabetical listing of school districts

Elementary - Secondary - Unified - Private Schools - Community College

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  1. Ballard School District
    2425 School Street, Solvang, CA 93463
    (805) 688-4812 FAX - (805) 688-7325
    Superintendent: Allan Pelletier
    Enrollment: 115
  2. Blochman Union School District
    4949 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 937-1148 FAX - (805) 937-2291
    Superintendent: Dr. Chris Whitmore
    Enrollment: 90
  3. Buellton Union School District
    595 Second Street, Buellton, CA 93427
    (805) 686-2767 FAX - (805) 686-2719
    Superintendent: Tom Cooper
    Enrollment: 680
  4. Carpinteria Unified School District
    1400 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805) 684-4511 FAX - (805) 684-0218
    Superintendent: Paul A. Cordeiro
    Enrollment: 2,800
  5. Cold Spring School District
    2243 Sycamore Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-2678 FAX - (805) 969-0787
    Superintendent: Bryan McCabe, Ph.D.
    Enrollment: 200
  6. College School District
    3525 Pine, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 686-7300 FAX - (805) 686-7305
    Superintendent: James D. Brown
    Enrollment: 425
  7. Cuyama Joint Unified School District
    PO Box 271, New Cuyama, CA 93254
    2300 Highway 166, Cuyama, CA 93254
    (661) 766-2482 FAX - (661) 766-2255
    Superintendent: Jan Hensley
    Enrollment: 321
  8. Goleta Union School District
    401 North Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 681-1200 FAX - (805) 692-0857
    Superintendent: Dr. Kathleen Boomer
    Enrollment: 3,600
  9. Guadalupe Union School District
    4465 Ninth Street, PO Box 788, Guadalupe, CA 93434-0788
    (805) 343-2114 FAX - (805) 343-6155
    Superintendent: Hugo E. Lara
    Enrollment: 1,120
  10. Hope School District
    3970 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 682-2564 FAX - (805) 687-7954
    Superintendent: Gerrie Fausett
    Enrollment: 1,200
  11. Lompoc Unified School District
    1301 North A Street,
    PO Box 8000, Lompoc, CA 93438-8000
    (805) 742-3300 FAX - (805) 735-8452
    Superintendent: Dr. Francis J. Lynch
    Enrollment: 10,525
  12. Los Alamos School District
    480 Centennial Street
    PO Box 318, Los Alamos, CA 93440
    (805) 344-2401 FAX-(805) 344-2321
    Superintendent: Paul Oisboid
    Enrollment: 240
  13. Los Olivos School District
    2540 Alamo Pintado Avenue
    PO Box 208, Los Olivos, CA 93441-0208
    (805) 688-4025 FAX - (805) 688-4885
    Superintendent: Anjanette Winckler
    Enrollment: 680
  14. Montecito Union School District
    385 San Ysidro Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-3249 FAX - (805) 969-9714
    Superintendent: Richard R. Douglas
    Enrollment: 535
  15. Orcutt Union School District
    500 Dyer Street,
    PO Box 2310, Orcutt, CA 93457-2310
    (805) 938-8900 FAX - (805) 938-8919
    Superintendent: Sharon McHolland
    Enrollment: 4,740
  16. Santa Barbara Elementary School District (K-6)
    720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 963-4331 FAX - (805) 963-5685
    Superintendent: Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
    Enrollment: 6,024
  17. Santa Barbara High School District (7-12)
    720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 963-4331 FAX - (805) 963-5685
    Superintendent: Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
    Enrollment: 10,598
  18. Santa Maria-Bonita School District
    708 South Miller Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 928-1783 FAX - (805) 928-6451
    Superintendent: David M. Francis
    Enrollment: 12,933
  19. Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
    2560 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 922-4573 FAX - (805) 928-9916
    Superintendent: Dr. Jeffrey N. Hearn
    Enrollment: 7,114
  20. Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
    2975 East Highway 246,
    PO Box 398, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 688-6487 FAX - (805) 686-4454
    Superintendent: Dr. Fred Van Leuven
    Enrollment: 1,200
  21. Solvang School District
    565 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
    (805) 688-4810 FAX - (805) 688-6410
    Interim Superintendent: Dr. Chris Whitmore
    Enrollment: 575
  22. Vista del Mar Union School District
    9467 San Julian Road, Gaviota, CA 93117
    (805) 686-1880 FAX - (805) 686-8536
    Superintendent: Gregory Pruitt
    Enrollment: 114

Elementary school districts

  1. Ballard School District
    2425 School Street, Solvang, CA 93463
    (805) 688-4812 FAX - (805) 688-7325
    Superintendent: Allan Pelletier
    Enrollment: 115
  2. Blochman Union School District
    4949 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 937-1148 FAX - (805) 937-2291
    Superintendent: Dr. Chris Whitmore
    Enrollment: 90
  3. Buellton Union School District
    595 Second Street, Buellton, CA 93427
    (805) 686-2767 FAX - (805) 686-2719
    Superintendent: Tom Cooper
    Enrollment: 680
  4. Casmalia School District
    PO Box 119, 3491 Point Sal Road, Casmalia, CA 93429-0119
    (805) 937-6515 FAX - (805) 937-9108
    Superintendent: Chae Meadows
    Enrollment: 14
  5. Cold Spring School District
    2243 Sycamore Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-2678 FAX - (805) 969-0787
    Superintendent: Bryan McCabe, Ph.D.
    Enrollment: 200
  6. College School District
    3525 Pine, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 686-7300 FAX - (805) 686-7305
    Superintendent: James D. Brown
    Enrollment: 425
  7. Goleta Union School District
    401 North Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 681-1200 FAX - (805) 692-0857
    Superintendent: Dr. Kathleen Boomer
    Enrollment: 3,600
  8. Guadalupe Union School District
    4465 Ninth Street, PO Box 788, Guadalupe, CA 93434-0788
    (805) 343-2114 FAX - (805) 343-6155
    Superintendent: Hugo E. Lara
    Enrollment: 1,120
  9. Hope School District
    3970 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 682-2564 FAX - (805) 687-7954
    Superintendent: Gerrie Fausett
    Enrollment: 1,200
  10. Los Alamos School District
    480 Centennial Street
    PO Box 318, Los Alamos, CA 93440
    (805) 344-2401 FAX-(805) 344-2321
    Superintendent: Paul Oisboid
    Enrollment: 240
  11. Los Olivos School District
    2540 Alamo Pintado Avenue
    PO Box 208, Los Olivos, CA 93441-0208
    (805) 688-4025 FAX - (805) 688-4885
    Superintendent: Anjanette Winckler
    Enrollment: 680
  12. Montecito Union School District
    385 San Ysidro Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-3249 FAX - (805) 969-9714
    Superintendent: Richard R. Douglas
    Enrollment: 535
  13. Orcutt Union School District
    500 Dyer Street,
    PO Box 2310, Orcutt, CA 93457-2310
    (805) 938-8900 FAX - (805) 938-8919
    Superintendent: Sharon McHolland
    Enrollment: 4,740
  14. Santa Barbara Elementary School District (K-6)
    720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 963-4331 FAX - (805) 963-5685
    Superintendent: Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
    Enrollment: 6,024
  15. Santa Maria-Bonita School District
    708 South Miller Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 928-1783 FAX - (805) 928-6451
    Superintendent: David M. Francis
    Enrollment: 12,933
  16. Solvang School District
    565 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
    (805) 688-4810 FAX - (805) 688-6410
    Interim Superintendent: Dr. Chris Whitmore
    Enrollment: 575
  17. Vista del Mar Union School District
    9467 San Julian Road, Gaviota, CA 93117
    (805) 686-1880 FAX - (805) 686-8536
    Superintendent: Gregory Pruitt
    Enrollment: 114

Secondary school districts

  1. Santa Barbara High School District (7-12)
    720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 963-4331 FAX - (805) 963-5685
    Superintendent: Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
    Enrollment: 10,598
  2. Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
    2560 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 922-4573 FAX - (805) 928-9916
    Superintendent: Dr. Jeffrey N. Hearn
    Enrollment: 7,114
  3. Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
    2975 East Highway 246,
    PO Box 398, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 688-6487 FAX - (805) 686-4454
    Superintendent: Dr. Fred Van Leuven
    Enrollment: 1,200

Unified school districts

  1. Carpinteria Unified School District
    1400 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805) 684-4511 FAX - (805) 684-0218
    Superintendent: Paul A. Cordeiro
    Enrollment: 2,900
  2. Cuyama Joint Unified School District
    PO Box 271, New Cuyama, CA 93254
    2300 Highway 166, Cuyama, CA 93254
    (661) 766-2482 FAX - (661) 766-2255
    Superintendent: Jan Hensley
    Enrollment: 321
  3. Lompoc Unified School District
    1301 North A Street,
    PO Box 8000, Lompoc, CA 93438-8000
    (805) 742-3300 FAX - (805) 735-8452
    Superintendent: Dr. Francis J. Lynch
    Enrollment: 10,525

Private Schools in Santa Barbara County

  1. Anacapa School, 7-12
    814 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-0228
  2. Bishop Garcia Diego High School, 9-12
    4000 La Colina Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1496
    (805) 967-1266
  3. Cate School, 9-12
    1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805) 684-4127
  4. The Children’s House Montessori School, K-8
    4008 Cedarhurst Dr., Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 937-0991
  5. Children’s Montessori School, K-8
    4010 Jupiter Ave., Lompoc, CA 93438
    (805) 733-2290
  6. Christian Life, K-6
    709 N. Curryer St., Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 928-3713
  7. Coastline Christian Academy, K-8
    5950 Cathedral Oaks Road, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 967-5834
  8. Crane Country Day School, K-8
    1795 San Leandro Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-7732
  9. Crossroads Christian Junior High School, 7-8
    1550 S. College Dr., Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 922-0237
  10. Cuyama Christian Academy, K-8
    4803 Cebrian, New Cuyama, CA 93254
    (661) 766-9193
  11. Devereux Foundation, ungraded
    Storke Road and El Colegio Road, Goleta, CA
    (805) 968-2525
  12. Dunn School, 6-12
    2555 Highway 154, Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805) 688-6471
  13. El Montecito School, K-6
    630 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
    (805) 962-3091
  14. Faith Academy, K-12
    7190 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 968-2608
  15. The Family, K-5
    5100 Figueroa Mountain Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805) 688-5440
  16. Howard School, K-7
    5315 Foothill Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805) 745-8448
  17. La Purisima Concepcion Catholic School, K-8
    219 West Olive Ave., Lompoc, CA 93455
    (805) 736-6210
  18. Laguna Blanca School, K-12
    4125 Paloma Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 687-2461
  19. Lion of Judah Christian School, 1-12
    415 East Monroe, Orcutt, CA 93454
    (805) 928-8388
  20. Los Osos, 7-12
    4449 Vieja Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 683-3688
  21. Marymount of Santa Barbara, K-8
    2130 Mission Ridge Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103
    (805) 569-1811
  22. Midland School,9-12
    5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd., Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805) 688-5114
  23. Montessori Center School of Santa Barbara, K-6
    401 North Fairview Avenue, #1, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 683-9383
  24. New Life Christian Academy, K-12
    816 North C Street, Lompoc, CA 93436
    (805) 736-9826
  25. Notre Dame School, K-8
    33 E. Micheltorena St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-1033
  26. Oak Tree Christian School, K-12
    282 W. Highway 246, Solvang, CA 93427
    (805) 693-8846
  27. Orca, 4-6
    2516 Mesa School Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
    (805)962-7062
  28. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Elementary School, K-8
    530 Hot Springs Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-5965
  29. Pacific Christian School, K-8
    3435 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 934-1253
  30. San Roque Elementary School, K-8
    3214 Calle Cedro, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 687-3717
  31. Santa Barbara Adventist, K-8
    425 Arroyo Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 967-9914
  32. Santa Barbara Christian School, K-8
    3723 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 563-4770
  33. Santa Barbara Middle School, 6-9
    2300 Garden St., #A, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 682-2989
  34. Santa Barbara Montessori School, 18 mos.+, K-8
    7421 Mirano Drive, Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 685-7600 Fax: (805) 685-7060
  35. Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy, K-8
    891 Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 688-3830
  36. St. John of Damascus Academy, K-8
    401 N. Fairview Avenue, Room 11
    Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 692-0860
  37. St. Joseph High School, 9-12
    4120 S. Bradley Rd., Santa Maria, CA 93455-3398
    (805) 937-2038
  38. St. Louis de Montfort Elementary School, K-8
    5095 Harp Rd., Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 937-5571
  39. St. Mary of the Assumption School, K-8
    424 East Cypress Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 925-6713
  40. St. Raphael Elementary School, K-8
    160 St. Joseph St., Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    (805) 967-2115
  41. Valley Christian Academy, K-12
    2970 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria, CA 93455
    (805) 937-6317
  42. Waldorf School of Santa Barbara, K-8
    2300 Garden St., #B, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 569-2558

Community college districts

  1. Allan Hancock Joint Community College District
    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 922-6966 FAX - (805) 347-9896
    Superintendent: José M. Ortiz
    Enrollment: 10,166
  2. Santa Barbara Community College District
    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
    (805) 965-0581 FAX - (805) 963-7222
    Superintendent: John B. Romo
    Enrollment: 18,206

Extensive informaton about each of Santa Barbara's public schools is just a couple of clicks away. Several excellent websites provide detailed information on school performance:

Carpinteria Unified Montecito Union Cold Spring Goleta Union College Los Olivos Cuyama Joint Unified Ballard Solvang Vista del Mar Union Buellton Union Los Alamos Blochman Union Lompoc Unified Orcutt Union Casmalia Santa Maria-Bonita Guadalupe Union Hope Santa Barbara High Santa Maria Joint Union High Santa Ynez Valley Union High Lompoc Unified Cuyama Joint Unified Carpinteria Unified