Santa Barbara Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Santa Barbara


Hope Elementary School District Details

Hope Elementary School District
3970 La Colina Rd. Ste. 14
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

932 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Hope Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
65%
45%
69%
51%
60%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Hope Elementary School
3970 A La Colina Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
KG-06
Monte Vista Elementary School
730 N. Hope Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
KG-06
Vieja Valley Elementary School
434 Nogal Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.3% 24.0%
Black 1.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 36.2% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.6% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,564 $7,284,000 65.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $291 $280,000 2.5%
Staff $308 $297,000 2.7%
General Administration $243 $234,000 2.1%
School Administration $845 $814,000 7.3%
Operation $937 $902,000 8.1%
Transportation $27 $26,000 0.2%
Other $638 $614,000 5.5%
Total Support $3,289 $3,167,000 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $778 $749,000 6.7%
Total Expenditures $11,630 $11,200,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Santa Barbara Unified School District Details

Santa Barbara Unified School District
720 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

13,490 Students enrolled in District

21 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Santa Barbara Unified School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
50%
45%
54%
51%
45%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Adams Elementary School
2701 Las Positas Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93105
KG-06
Alta Vista Alternative High School
215 E. Ortega St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
09-12
Alta Vista Alternative Junior High School
215 E. Ortega St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
07-08
Cleveland Elementary School
123 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
KG-06
Dos Pueblos Senior High School
7266 Alameda Ave.
Goleta, CA, 93117
09-12
Franklin Elementary School
1111 E. Mason St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
KG-06
Goleta Valley Junior High School
6100 Stow Canyon Rd.
Goleta, CA, 93117
07-08
Harding University Partnership School
1625 Robbins St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
KG-06
La Colina Junior High School
4025 Foothill Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
07-08
La Cuesta Continuation High School
710 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.4% 24.0%
Black 0.8% 5.5%
Hispanic 61.8% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.8% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.6% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,568 $98,762,000 46.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $858 $12,906,000 6.0%
Staff $843 $12,680,000 5.9%
General Administration $74 $1,120,000 0.5%
School Administration $758 $11,396,000 5.3%
Operation $1,143 $17,194,000 8.0%
Transportation $194 $2,910,000 1.4%
Other $645 $9,693,000 4.5%
Total Support $4,515 $67,899,000 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,154 $47,421,000 22.2%
Total Expenditures $14,237 $214,082,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

School Districts serving Santa Barbara, CA

Goleta Union Elementary School District Goleta, CA Schools