new mission, vision, and core values adopted

The Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education adopted a new mission, vision, and core values. The new statements move to focus and align the district with planning documents that drive school board decisions and district operations such as the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan and School Plans for Student Achievement. When Santa Barbara […]

Upcoming Spring Assessments

Each spring California students take several mandated statewide tests. These tests provide parents/guardians, teachers, and educators with information about how well students are learning and becoming college and career ready. The test results may be used for local, state, and federal accountability purposes. California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) The California Assessment of […]

Summer 2019 Extended Learning Opportunities Announced

A first for Santa Barbara Unified School District, Summer XL extended learning opportunities give students more course options during the school year. Santa Barbara Unified School District is offering its own summer extended learning, also known as Summer XL. A first for the district, Summer XL includes courses for acceleration as well as learning and […]

Kip Glazer, Ed.D. Named Principal of San Marcos High School

Dr. Glazer’s life story comes full circle, the new principal returns to the first place she began her life in the United States Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education named Kip Glazer, Ed.D as the next Principal of San Marcos High School. Glazer emerged as the top candidate following a competitive, nationwide search […]

Jennifer Foster selected as Principal of La Colina Junior High School

Foster makes history as the first female principal of La Colina Junior High. Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education selected Jennifer Foster as La Colina Junior High School’s next principal. Foster, an assistant principal at La Colina Junior High, will transition into her new role on July 1, 2019. Foster succeeds principal David […]

Santa Barbara Unified School District Prevails in Key Federal Court Battle

Ten-page court opinion moves toward dismissing all claims against Santa Barbara Unified School District and Just Communities Central Coast Santa Barbara Unified School District (SB Unified) and Just Communities Central Coast (JCCC) have won a significant ruling in the suit against them by the group calling themselves Fair Education Santa Barbara, Inc. In a ten-page […]

Dos Pueblos High School O’Leary Stadium Ribbon Cutting

March 14, 2019 1:30 P.M. Dos Pueblos High School Join us! Santa Barbara Unified School District is celebrating the completion of the O’Leary Stadium new turf field and all weather track project. This project was made possible thanks to the investment of local taxpayers through Measure I and support of the Dos Pueblos Athletic Booster […]

Bradley Brock Named Principal of La Cumbre Junior High

Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education named Bradley Brock as principal of La Cumbre Junior High School. Brock, an administrator at Irving STEAM Magnet Middle School, will begin his service at La Cumbre Junior High on July 1, 2019. He succeeds principal Jo Ann Caines who passed away in June 2018. Brock, a […]