850 Portesuello Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Santa Barbara Community Academy serves 246 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Santa Barbara Community Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Santa Barbara Community Academy's student population of 246 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Barbara Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Community Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5452 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Santa Barbara Community Academy?

246 students attend Santa Barbara Community Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

96% of Santa Barbara Community Academy students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Barbara Community Academy?

Santa Barbara Community Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Santa Barbara Community Academy offer ?

Santa Barbara Community Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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