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Santa Barbara Unified School District
  • SANTA BARBARA, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Santa Barbara Unified School District is a highly rated, public school district located in SANTA BARBARA, CA. It has 13,490 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1240
1,286 responses
Average ACT
28
558 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
13,490
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.6%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$85,762
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,129 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$76,606
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,786
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,051,500
National
$217,500

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