Santa Lucia School

  • Since 1985 Santa Lucia School has been instilling a love of learning in an atmosphere offering supportive guidance, a connection to the natural world and our greater community, and peaceful conflict resolution.
  • It is a cooperative environment where parents, teachers and peers work together to bring forth and appreciate the very best in each child.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students32 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Santa Lucia School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorShirley Magnusson
Admissions AssociateMelanie Chon

School Notes

  • Since its humble beginnings in a converted garage 30 years ago, Santa Lucia School has been providing a holistic,  educational alternative for families in San Luis Obispo County, California.  Our school, which now sits on 5 pastoral acres in rural Templeton, CA, embodies the principles of our natural surroundings.Celebrating life through constant contact with the natural world allows a deep love and respect for nature to develop. Our classrooms, outdoor spaces and frequent field trips illuminate the wonder of the world outside. Providing experiences in nature forms a sound physiological foundation, within and without. Here on our beautiful campus students are encouraged to both explore and reflect. Learning is a way of living.  All children start life intrinsically motivated to explore the world around them. They have a healthy appetite for challenge. They are born with fullness of spirit and talent that will develop and unfold over the course of a lifetime.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Luis Obispo
    Grades: PK-6 | 92 students
    20.4 miles
    4200 S Higuera St
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805) 544-6691
    20.4 PK-6
    92
  • San Luis Obispo
    San Luis Obispo Classical Academy
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    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 394 students
    17 miles
    165 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805) 548-8700
    17 PK-12
    394

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