Laguna Blanca's application period begins one year in advance of a child's anticipated entry. For priority consideration, applications are submitted between September and the application deadline of February 1. Please note: Laguna continues to accept and review applications after the priority deadline on a space available basis.

The following chart indicates the required application documents for each grade level. Once you submit an application to Laguna Blanca, you will receive an email linking you to a customized digital dashboard that lists all of the required documents for your child's application.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS - ALL GRADES

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS EK/K GR. 1-4 GR. 5-6 GR. 7 GR. 8-12
Application Form & $130 Fee
Due February 1
X X X X X
Copy of birth certificate or passport
Due February 1
X X X X X
Headshot Photo
Due February 1
X X X X X
Parent Questionnaire
Due February 1
X X X X X

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS, GRADES EK-4

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS EK K GRADES 1-4
Preschool, EK/K Narrative Reports/Report Cards

Due between December 1 and February 1
X X
Report Cards/Transcripts - minimum of three prior years including the current school year where applicable

Due between December 1 and February 1
X
EK/K Teacher Observation Form

Due between December 1 and February 1
X X
Teacher Observation Form

Due between December 1 and February 1
X
EK/K Playgroup

January 28 & February 11
X X
Grades 1-4 Class Visit

October-February 17
X
Preschool/K Visit Release Form

Due February 1
X X
Student Personal Evaluation

Due by February 1
X X X

Additional required documents, Grades 5-12

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS GRADES 5-6 GRADE 7 GRADES 8-12
Report Cards/Transcripts - minimum of three prior years including the current year where applicable

Due between December 1 and February 1
X X X
Prior years standardized testing results (if available)

Due by February 1
X X X
ISEE/SSAT (if taken, thank you for submitting)

ISEE Code:
053255

SSAT Code:
3774
Optional for 2023-24 Optional for 2023-24 Optional for 2023-24
Grades 1-7 Teacher Observation Form

Due between December 1 and February 1
X X
English Teacher Evaluation

Due between December 1 and February 1
X
Math Teacher Evaluation

Due between December 1 and February 1
X
Optional Reference

Due February 1
X X X
Writing Sample

Due February 1
X X
Interview

Due by February 17
X X X

Application Forms: Thank you for utilizing the forms found in the online application portal. The forms below are to be used if providing additional documentation.

Laguna Blanca is Santa Barbara’s premier private, co-educational, college preparatory day school for students in Early Kindergarten through Grade 12.