7
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 6
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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School leader:  Lito Garcia
721 East Cota Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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(805) 963-7751
(805) 962-7196
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Drama, Painting
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cross country, Football, Soccer, Softball...
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21 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · July 05, 2015
I gave this three stars because my daughter was happy there, socially. Not a great school for high achievers. Mixed bag of teachers and an absolutely terrible principal that should be replaced. He's apathetic and unapologetically dismissive with... more

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · July 05, 2015
Some are quite good, while other's are not very good at all. If your child missed 7th grade there, you might not have a chance to get classes with the good 8th grade teachers.

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · July 05, 2015
Heavy drug and alcohol use and cheating (some teachers help students cheat). School turns back to strong racial divide and double standards concerning tolerance.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 19, 2013
Principal does not have open door policy with parents and is not supportive of parents. Behavioral and academic problems do not get handled properly, and there is overall lack of communication with parents unless parents actively pursue help. I... more

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Last modified: December 8, 2015
Last modified Santa Barbara Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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