Montecito Union Elementary


Montecito Union Elementary is a standout school district in Santa Barbara, California, serving just one exceptional K-6 school with a total enrollment of 353 students. Montecito Union Elementary consistently ranks among the top 1% of elementary schools in the state, boasting exceptional academic performance and a diverse student population.

Montecito Union Elementary is a high-achieving school, with the majority of its students scoring proficient or better on state assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics, far outpacing the state averages. The school's statewide ranking places it 67th out of 5,848 elementary schools in California, a remarkable accomplishment. While the student body is predominantly white (69.97%), the school also has notable percentages of Hispanic (13.03%) and multiracial (15.86%) students, indicating a degree of racial diversity.

Despite its academic excellence, the school faces some challenges, including a chronic absenteeism rate of 17.3%, which is higher than the state average. Additionally, the school serves a relatively affluent student population, with only 5.38% of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. Nevertheless, Montecito Union Elementary remains a standout institution in the Montecito Union Elementary District, providing a high-quality education and a diverse learning environment for its students.

District Detail

 385 San Ysidro Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2131

 (805) 969-3249

SchoolDigger Rank:
12th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-6
Students: 353

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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