The entire application packet, including all items listed below, must be complete by the application deadline of February 3, 2023 to be considered for priority consideration. For questions, please contact Director of Admissions Mandy Westerman via email.
Please note that our Admissions process, tours, and shadows for the upcoming school year may be subject to change due to COVID-19.
Tours begin the first week of October and run through the end of January. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to campus. Please note that tour availability is subject to change due to Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines. If you have requested information you will automatically receive an email as soon as tour registration opens.
Open House Please join us for an Open House on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 3:00pm or Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 6:30pm. Events to begin promptly.
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With COVID-19 limiting on-campus visitors, we will inviting prospective families to events throughout the year, both in-person and/or virtual. These protocols will be periodically reviewed. We will reach out to families before the events. We can’t wait to welcome your student to participate in our community!
Please complete and submit the online application. There is a $100.00 application fee which is payable via credit card online, cash, or check. The application is due by February 3, 2023 for priority consideration.
The Assessment/Placement Test is a required part of the application process. The SBMS Assessment Test will be given on Saturday, January 21, 2023, 9-11:30 am and Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 4-6:30pm. Please sign up to take the test via the online application. You may also contact Mandy via email or call 805-682-2989 to sign up. If your child needs special accommodation as specified in an IEP or 504 Plan, please contact Pam Boswell. The ISEE test scores are also accepted. Our ISEE code # is 054116.
Completing the application is the responsibility of the applicant family. You can easily check your student’s application to see if the application is complete by logging into the online application and clicking on "status." Applicants will be notified of acceptance, wait pool, or denial via email on Friday, March 3, 2023. Accepted students will also receive a packet in the mail.
For priority consideration, the parent portion and $100 must be submitted by February 3, 2023. The file must be complete, including transcripts, three teacher forms, student section, SBMS Assessment Test or ISEE test, by February 9, 2023.
Santa Barbara Middle School cultivates in our students passion for life and life-long learning, a deep sense of trust in themselves, strength and courage to succeed at life's challenges, and compassion and respect for others.