Santa Barbara Junior High

Public 7-8

 721 E. Cota St.
       Santa Barbara, CA  93103-3184


(805) 963-7751

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District: Santa Barbara Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
1075th of 2,715 California Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $11,844 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  21.6
Number of students:  807

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
67.7%
White:
27.0%
Two or more races:
3.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  56.4%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the California Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details Santa Barbara Junior High ranks better than 60.4% of middle schools in California. It also ranks 3rd among 4 ranked middle schools in the Santa Barbara Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 53.21. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (67.7%), White (27%), two or more races (3.3%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 56.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Santa Barbara Junior High is $11,844, which is the 2nd highest among 4 middle schools in the Santa Barbara Unified School District.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Santa Barbara Junior High:

SchoolDigger ranks Santa Barbara Junior High 1075th of 2715 California public middle schools. (See Santa Barbara Junior High in the ranking list.)

Santa Barbara Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Santa Barbara Unified 669th of 1525 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Santa Barbara Junior High

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2013 68.02 652nd 2379 72.6%
2015 67.63 697th 2477 71.9%
2016 67.10 709th 2497 71.6%
2017 53.40 1024th 2508 59.2%
2018 58.00 892nd 2480 64.0%
2019 53.21 1075th 2715 60.4%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Santa Barbara Junior High

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2012 287 8 11 509 7 1 18 0 841
2013 291 8 8 518 8 2 20 0 855
2014 312 8 13 509 8 1 16 0 867
2015 274 5 17 504 8 1 11 0 820
2016 223 7 15 486 5 3 6 0 745
2017 231 14 20 483 3 3 5 0 759
2018 246 11 19 509 3 2 10 0 800
2019 223 7 7 553 2 2 29 0 823
2020 218 5 8 546 3 0 27 0 807

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Santa Barbara Junior High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 841 36.8 22.8 n/a
2013 855 37.8 22.6 53.7
2014 867 40.2 21.5 48.7
2015 820 37.0 22.1 47.8
2016 745 36.0 20.6 48.2
2017 759 32.0 23.6 56.7
2018 800 37.8 21.1 52.8
2019 823 38.0 21.6 58.8
2020 807 n/a n/a 56.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

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For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Santa Barbara Junior High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 841 36.8 22.8 n/a
2013 855 37.8 22.6 53.7
2014 867 40.2 21.5 48.7
2015 820 37.0 22.1 47.8
2016 745 36.0 20.6 48.2
2017 759 32.0 23.6 56.7
2018 800 37.8 21.1 52.8
2019 823 38.0 21.6 58.8
2020 807 n/a n/a 56.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Santa Barbara Junior High

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YearTotal Expenditures Per Pupil
2018 $11,844

Data source: California Department of Education




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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. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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