Tuition and Fees 2020-2021

As with other independent schools, tuition covers approximately 80 percent of the cost of educating a student at Laguna Blanca School. Each January, the Board of Trustees sets tuition levels for the following year. A modest increase in tuition can be expected year to year.

Tuition: $28,560

Tuition: $34,250


Additional Fees

Additional fees for class trips, textbooks, technology, and bus service are outlined on our Tuition and Fee Schedule.

International Student Fee: There is a $2,500 yearly fee for international students who intend to graduate from Laguna Blanca School and/or who require an I-20. Please contact the admission office for more specific information as to how this applies to your child and family.

Laguna offers two payment options for international students after receiving the deposit:
1. Full tuition minus the deposit plus the international student fee by May 1.
2. Sixty percent of tuition less the deposit plus the international fee due May 1, with the balance due by Nov 1.


Laguna sends reenrollment contracts to currently enrolled students in good academic, behavioral, and financial standing on or about February 1. The family has 10 days to return a signed contract with the deposit to reenroll the student for the following school year.

Laguna Blanca’s Tuition Management System, FACTS

Laguna Blanca School utilizes FACTS Tuition Management for student billing. It is a paperless, flexible tuition management program that allows families to choose payment options. The system sends email due date reminders, allows you to track payments online, and has mobile payment options. Please sign up with FACTS at your earliest convenience.



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