- Top Ranked CA School
- Grades: 6-9
- Enrollment: 181 students
- Yearly Tuition: $36,200
- Acceptance rate: 50%
- Average class size: 18 students
- Application Deadline: Feb. 2
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
Dress Philosophy: personal preference; age appropriate
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Academic Fair, Bike Monkeys, Career Study Week, Community Action Club, Documentary Films, Math Superbowl, Student Council
Arts and Music Programs:
Digital Movie Making, Digital Photography, Musical Theater, SBMS Teen Press < http://sbmsteenpress.org/TP-v26/1home.html >, Songfest, Songwriting
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Boys and Girls Intramural Basketball Team, Boys and Girls Intramural Soccer Team, Boys and Girls Intramural Volleyball Team, Channel Islands Project, Golf, Ocean Sports, Rite of the Wheel, Surf Team
- Santa Barbara Middle School is an independent, coeducational day school for grades 6-9. SBMS was founded in 1976 by a group of students, parents, and teachers concerned about the junior high years. This group sought to create a school that would combine an innovative, challenging academic program with an environment responsive to the many needs of adolescent students. Santa Barbara Middle School cultivates in our students passion for life and learning, a deep sense of trust in themselves, strength and courage to succeed at life's challenges, and compassion and respect for others. Santa Barbara Middle School has an outstanding, innovative faculty that fosters a love of learning and a passion for living. Santa Barbara Middle School provides a solid academic program that prepares middle-schoolers to become successful. Our school has a nationally recognized Outdoor Education Program that stretches personal limits and builds self-confidence. We provide a Creative Arts and Sports Electives Program that offers exciting new choices for learning and personal growth. We provide a Community Outreach and Service Program that gives students an opportunity to learn about on-the-job responsibility and caring for others.
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