Alta Vista Alternative High School


Alta Vista Alternative High School building

General Information

  • Grades Served: 9-12, independent study only
  • Address: 215 East Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 | Map
  • Phone: (805) 966-0883
  • TDD: (805) 966-0883 x111
  • Principal: Ms. Lauren Berlin
  • E-mail:
  • School Mascot: Eagles
  • Website:

School Highlights

Alta Vista Alternative High School, an alternative school of choice, serves the following student populations:

  • Traditional independent study students (working, professional athletes or musicians, or unique circumstances necessitating independent study)
  • Middle College students
  • Parenting minors (credit current or credit deficient)-students who do not have daily child care available
  • Home school students
  • Students choosing independent study as an instructional strategy best meeting their individual needs