Santa Barbara Charter
Santa Barbara Charter serves 287 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Santa Barbara Charter placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Santa Barbara Charter's student population of 287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Santa Barbara Charter is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Santa Barbara Charter is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1976 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
This is a unique treasure in Santa Barbara! The school embraces everyone and goes above and beyond to meet each child's needs, educational, social and emotional. There is a strong sense of belonging to a community that cares and values education excellence! Teachers are professional and the leadership is excellent! I loved working there for 25 years!!!!
Great School, went for 6 years!
Half-assed education. No substantive curriculum. My 4th grader wasn't even taught multiplication tables and they never correct the children's spelling or grammatical errors. Not like a real school. No real teaching going on.
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