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 Nonsectarians
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 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 9 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
Admissions Director Rob Harrington

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Providence Hall (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Notre Dame School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Marymount Of Santa Barbara (0.9 miles away)
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  • Santa Barbara Providence Hall
    (Christian)
    630 East Cannon Perdido
    Santa Barbara , CA , 93103
    (805)962-4400
    (Christian)
    0.1  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Santa Barbara
    Notre Dame School
    (Roman Catholic)
    33 E Micheltorena St
    Santa Barbara , CA , 93101
    (805)965-1033
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Santa Barbara
    Anacapa School    
    (Nonsectarians)
    814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara , CA , 93101
    (805)965-0228
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Santa Barbara
    Garden Street Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    2300 Garden Street
    Santa Barbara , CA , 93105
    (805)687-3717
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Santa Barbara
    Marymount Of Santa Barbara
    (Nonsectarians)
    2130 Mission Ridge Road
    Santa Barbara , CA , 93103
    (805)569-1811
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  216  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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