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67%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 290 Lighthouse Rd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
61%
  • La Colina Junior High
  • 4025 Foothill Rd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 831
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
60%
  • Peabody Charter
  • 3018 Calle Noguera, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 749
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
58%
  • Dos Pueblos Senior High
  • 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,208
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
52%
  • San Marcos Senior High
  • 4750 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,086
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
50%
  • Santa Barbara Charter
  • 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 299
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
49%
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 1990 Laguna St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 613
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
48%
  • Goleta Valley Junior High
  • 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 762
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
46%
  • Santa Barbara Junior High
  • 721 E. Cota St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 820
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
43%
  • Santa Barbara Senior High
  • 700 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,232
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
39%
  • Adams Elementary
  • 2701 Las Positas Rd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
38%
  • La Cumbre Junior High
  • 2255 Modoc Rd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 481
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
29%
  • Monroe Elementary
  • 431 Flora Vista Dr., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 512
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
25%
  • Adelante Charter
  • 1102 E. Yanonali St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 254
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
22%
  • Open Alternative
  • 4025 Foothill Rd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
21%
  • Franklin Elementary
  • 1111 E. Mason St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 594
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
21%
  • Cleveland Elementary
  • 123 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
20%
  • Santa Barbara Community Academy
  • 850 Portesuello Ave., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
18%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • 350 Loma Alta Dr., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
17%
  • Harding University Partnership
  • 1625 Robbins St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 416
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
n/a
  • Alta Vista Alternative Junior High
  • 215 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
n/a
  • La Cuesta Continuation High
  • 710 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 133
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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  • Alta Vista Alternative High
  • 215 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 148
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 47:1
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Goleta school information

IndexGoletaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores48%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools118,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Goleta, CA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Goleta public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 26% higher than than the California average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Goleta public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.2% have completed high school, 41.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Goleta

IndexGoletaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.7%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Santa Barbara Unified, Goleta schools. To customize your list of Santa Barbara Unified schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Santa Barbara Unified schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Montecito, CA9,19383%69%
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Isla Vista, CA27,17951%4%
Santa Ynez, CA4,46847%4%
Santa Barbara, CA90,92243%13%
Goleta, CA30,67148%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford Mill, MD30,65028%43%
Banning, CA30,64329%41%
Long Branch, NJ30,70523%53%
New Iberia, LA30,71766%35%
Ithaca, NY30,62556%13%
Goleta, CA30,67148%2%
Source: The Goleta, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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