Bishop Garcia Diego High School

  • Bishop Garcia Diego High School is an Independent Catholic Co-Educational Secondary School that welcomes students of all faiths and provides them with the spiritual, personal, and intellectual knowledge to meet the enduring challenge of realizing their God-given potential in a multi-cultural society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1914

Student Body

Total Students286 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
59%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Bishop Garcia Diego High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art, AP Calculus, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP Government, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP US History
Average SAT score1136
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Business Casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,600
Tuition NotesGenerous tuition assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Admissions DirectorKaren Regan
Admissions AssociateErika Van Wingerden

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water Polo

School Notes

  • The philosophy of Bishop Garca Diego High School is rooted in the Biblical understanding of the developing human relationship with God. With service to others as a natural response to this relationship, Bishop Garca Diego students are called to foster concern for others and are challenged to cultivate the leadership skills necessary to serve humankind.  Through this process our students continue their journey to become mature, well-balanced adults.  
  • Collaborating with parents, Bishop Garca Diego High School shares the common goal of preparing its students to assume their multiple roles as members of family, church, and profession.  This goal is attained through our rigorous college preparatory curriculum and co-curricular activities.  
  • In addition, the school strives to create future leaders with the combined qualities of intellectual and spiritual values to achieve their God-given potential and to bring about systemic change in our society and world.

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    Grades: PK-12 | 356 students
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    4125 Paloma Dr
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 687-2461
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