Orca School

1525 Santa Barbara St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-0931
     Tel: (805)448-3308
Grades: 2 - 6 | 14 students
Our aim is to raise and educate our children so that they grow up to be secure, happy and responsible is the most important task for us.
Orchaschool's curriculum is inspired by the teachings of Rudolph Steiner, founder of the Waldorf Schools.
The teachers carefully weave together academics and the arts.
Community service projects and social responsibility are an essential ingredient in our learning process.
Outdoor education and recreation are integrated into the curriculum to provide a living landscape for learning.
We aim to create a joyful educational community that strives for kindness, cultural renewal and is grounded with integrity.
Our intention is to nurture our families and ourselves, strengthen our school and influence our community through peaceful, powerful relationships.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 6
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 14 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Orca School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 9 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
Admissions Director Rob Harrington

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School (0.1 miles away)
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