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 TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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 | 97 students
    20.4 miles
    4200 S Higuera St
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    (805)544-6691
    20.4 PK-6
    97
  • 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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