Marymount Of Santa Barbara

  • Marymount of Santa Barbara is an independent school for children from age 4 through grade 8 that places equal value on the intellectual, social-emotional, and ethical dimensions of learning to prepare bright, confident, and caring young people for the next adventures of their lives.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1938

Student Body

Total Students216 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Marymount Of Santa Barbara Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size24 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 3 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$25,525
Tuition NotesMiddle School is $26,800.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorMolly Seguel
Admissions AssociateJaime Nelson


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballFlag Football,
Surf TeamSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, School of Rock

School Notes

  • Our school is home to 216 students.
  • Character Independent school for boys and girls age 4 (Junior Kindergarten) through 8th grade. Marymount places equal value on the intellectual, social and emotional, and ethical dimensions of learning.
  • Campus Adjacent Lower School and Middle School campuses in north Santa Barbara, with the mountains of Los Padres National Forest providing an inspiring backdrop.
  • Students 216 total: 126 in the Lower School (JK to 5th grade) and 90 in the Middle School (grades 6 to 8)
  • Faculty 39, A high percentage have an advanced degree
  • Student-faculty ratio 6.25:1 Tuition $17,250 (JK), $25,525 (K-5), $28,600 (6-8)
  • Financial aid 40% of families receive financial aid. Marymount's unique Kaleidoscope World Religions program; class trips to the Sierras, Iceland, and elsewhere; design thinking; eclectic learning opportunities such as robotics, swimming, surfing, jewelry making, School of Rock, and Service Brigade, among others.

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  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: K-12 | 137 students
    0.5 miles
    2300 Garden Street
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 687-3717
    0.5 K-12
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    Grades: 7-12 | 44 students
    1.5 miles
    814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-0228
    1.5 7-12
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: K-8 | 263 students
    5.1 miles
    1795 San Leandro Lane
    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    (805) 969-7732
    5.1 K-8
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    3.3 miles
    4125 Paloma Dr
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 687-2461
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