Santa Barbara County Special Education

4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Santa Barbara County Special Education serves 60 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Santa Barbara County Special Education 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 60 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Santa Barbara County Special Education ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Santa Barbara County Special Education's student population of 60 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Barbara County Special Education is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Santa Barbara County Special Education is 0.34, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2938 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
80%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
13%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
<50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Santa Barbara County Special Education's ranking?
Santa Barbara County Special Education is ranked #2938 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Santa Barbara County Special Education?
The graduation rate of Santa Barbara County Special Education is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Santa Barbara County Special Education?
60 students attend Santa Barbara County Special Education.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Santa Barbara County Special Education students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Barbara County Special Education?
Santa Barbara County Special Education has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Santa Barbara County Special Education offer ?
Santa Barbara County Special Education offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Santa Barbara County Special Education part of?
Santa Barbara County Special Education is part of Santa Barbara County Office Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 60 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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