Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School

  • Providence is a Christian, college preparatory independent school, serving grades PS-12, in Santa Barbara, California. Our mission is to enable our students to develop their intellectual competence, their personal character and integrity, their social and leadership skills, their appreciation for our national heritage, and their commitment to the historic Christian faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students287 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeProvidence, A Santa Barbara Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt, Biology, Calculus, Economics, English Literature, European History, Photography, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government, U.S. History,
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Polo shirts for boys and girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesGenerous tuition assistance and scholarships provided to make Providence accessible to most families
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions DirectorJoyce Luy
Admissions AssociateBecca Gill

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Experienced, dynamic Christian teachers
  • Small classes
  • College-preparatory academics
  • Competitive varsity athletics
  • Dynamic visual and performing arts programs
  • Diverse and involved student body
  • Tuition assistance program and scholarships

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The average acceptance rate in Santa Barbara County, CA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).