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Enrollment Info

Enrollment for OAS

Open Alternative School is a School of Choice.

Any student living within the Santa Barbara Unified School District's boundaries may attend Open Alternative School .

Please contact the office to schedule a tour (805) 683-3127.



Interdistrict Transfers

The Santa Barbra Unified School District does not accept inter district transfer students, except in the following limited cases:

1. Students who are children of district employees. The rules of admission of these students are set forth in Administrative Regulation 51111.12.

2. The district will accept students on a space available basis.  If more students wish to transfer than space allows, all of those who have completed the interdistrict transfer application will be placed based on the following priority, with a random unbiased lottery to be held if needed.

   1. Sibling(s) of students currently enrolled in the district.

   2. Students seeking enrollment at Open Alternative School

   3. Children of full-time Santa Barbara City College employees.

   4. All other students


Application Review and Process
All applications for interdistrict transfer for the 2017-2018 school year must be received by the district in writing, using the approved form, starting December 1 through January 31 of each year.


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