Best Santa Barbara County Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 36 private schools serving 5,839 students in Santa Barbara County, CA.
The best top ranked private schools in Santa Barbara County, CA include Dunn School, St. Joseph High School and Crane Country Day School.
The average acceptance rate is 60%, which is lower than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
50% of private schools in Santa Barbara County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Santa Barbara County Private Schools (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Dunn School
Dunn School Photo - The outdoor education program at Dunn School fosters greater self-awareness through physical challenges and leadership experiences in the outdoors.
(4)
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
Fusion Academy Santa Barbara
Alternative School
Old Town Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 292-9658
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Bishop Garcia Diego High School
Bishop Garcia Diego High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(19)
4000 La Colina Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 967-1266
Grades: 9-12
| 286 students
Cate School
Cate School Photo - Sunset Bench
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
1795 San Leandro Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 969-7732
Grades: K-8
| 263 students
The Howard School
The Howard School Photo
(1)
5315 Foothill Rd
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 745-8448
Grades: PK-8
| 89 students
Laguna Blanca School
Laguna Blanca School Photo
4125 Paloma Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 687-2461
Grades: PK-12
| 356 students
Midland School
Midland School Photo - Small class sizes, a student body under 100, and rigorous curricula make for a compelling academic experience. Students connect with their teachers, their peers, and the world.
5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5114
Grades: 9-12
| 82 students
Pacific Christian School
(Assembly of God)
3435 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 934-1253
Grades: K-6
| 300 students
Providence School
Providence School Photo - Students enjoy hands-on learning in science and other STEM programs
(Christian)
3225 Calle Pinon
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 962-3091
Grades: NS-12
| 286 students
2130 Mission Ridge Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 569-1811
Grades: PK-8
| 221 students
St. Joseph High School
(Roman Catholic)
4120 S Bradley Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-2038
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
St. Mary Of Assumption School
St. Mary Of Assumption School Photo - St. Mary's Preschool provides children 2-5 years old the opportunity to begin thier life of learning in a safe environment grounded in Catholic values.
(Roman Catholic)
424 E. Cypress Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-6713
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
St. Raphael Elementary School
St. Raphael Elementary School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
160 Saint Josephs St
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
(805) 967-2115
Grades: PK-8
| 283 students
Santa Barbara Middle School
Santa Barbara Middle School Photo - Every Friday morning at 6:45, anyone who choses, meets at the beach for a sunrise swim. We circle up as a community. The 9th graders read a quote for the week, then whomever wants to, runs in for a morning wake up plunge! After a few waves are ridden, the dip is followed by hot chocolate, coffee and donuts!
(14)
1321 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 682-2989
Grades: 6-9
| 175 students
Valley Christian Academy
(Baptist)
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-6317
Grades: PK-12
| 430 students
Agape School Of Christian Education
(Christian)
109 W Fesler St
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 614-9292
Grades: PK-7
| 10 students
Anacapa School
814 Santa Barbara St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-0228
Grades: 7-12
| 49 students
Children's Montessori School
Children's Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
3910 Constellation Rd., Suite 101
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 733-2290
Grades: PK-6
| 31 students
Coast Hills Baptist School
(Baptist)
650 W Rice Ranch Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-7291
Grades: 4-12
| 11 students
Coastline Christian Academy
Coastline Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
5950 Cathedral Oaks Rd
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 967-5834
Grades: K-8
| 140 students
3324 State St Ste M
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 687-9031
Grades: 10-12
| 7 students
The Family School
The Family School Photo
Alternative School
5300 Figueroa Mountain Road
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5440
Grades: PK-5
| 84 students
Garden Street Academy
Garden Street Academy Photo - Garden Street Academy Santa Barbara, CA
2300 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 687-3717
Grades: K-12
| 137 students
Grace Christian Academy
Grace Christian Academy Photo - 1 of G.C.A. classrooms
(Christian)
816 N C St
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-9826
Grades: K-12
| 6 students
La Purisima Concepcion School
(Roman Catholic)
219 W Olive Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-6210
Grades: PK-6
| 91 students
Lighthouse Baptist School
(Baptist)
1310 W Betteravia Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 347-9887
Grades: 1-10
| 9 students
Montessori Center School
Montessori Center School Photo
Montessori School
401 N Fairview Ave # 1
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 683-9383
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
Notre Dame School
Notre Dame School Photo - Notre Dame School is a Catholic elementary school in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.
(Roman Catholic)
33 E Micheltorena St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-1033
Grades: K-8
| 237 students
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
530 Hot Springs Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 969-5965
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
St. Louis De Montfort
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
5095 Harp Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-5571
Grades: K-8
| 265 students
St. Therese Classical Academy
(Roman Catholic)
33 E Micheltorena St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 683-1111
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
Santa Barbara Montessori School
Santa Barbara Montessori School Photo - SBMS has the only Montessori adolescent program in Southern California. The curricula includes visits to Italy and Washington DC every other year--the two locations alternate based upon the study of American History or Western Civilization.
Montessori School
7421 Mirano Dr
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 685-7600
Grades: PK-8
| 87 students
Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy
(Christian)
891 North Refugio Road
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-3830
Grades: K-8
| 119 students
Sunrise Montessori School
Montessori School
1201 E Yanonali St
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 560-0855
Grades: PK-K
| 53 students
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