Laguna Blanca School

  • Laguna Blanca School offers a comprehensive and personalized Early Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade educational experience that prepares students for college and lifelong success. Laguna Blanca School is an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory day school for students in grades EK-12.
  • Its innovative program enriches the lives of students through a balance of outstanding academics, the arts, athletics, and a community that celebrates the dignity and worth of each individual.
  • On beautiful campuses within a safe, nurturing environment, dedicated faculty and staff inspire success.
  • Small classes offer individual attention and close interpersonal exchanges.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1933
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students356 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeLaguna Blanca School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1266
Average ACT score29
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesGr EK-6 $26,950 Gr 7-12 $31,950
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$16,784
Admissions DirectorJoyce E Balak
Admissions AssociateCourtney Guay

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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    8 miles
    1795 San Leandro Lane
    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805)969-7732
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    3.7 miles
    814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805)965-0228
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    36
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
    1.5 miles
    4000 La Colina Rd
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805)967-1266
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    286
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    Grades: K-12 | 137 students
    2.8 miles
    2300 Garden Street
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805)687-3717
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    137
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    Grades: PK-8 | 241 students
    3.3 miles
    2130 Mission Ridge Road
    Santa Barbara, CA 93103
    (805)569-1811
    3.3 PK-8
    241

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,168 for elementary schools and $19,271 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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