General Information

Washington Elementary School was established in 1953 on 8.2 acres located at 290 Lighthouse Road on Santa Barbara’s Mesa, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands. Its facilities include 14 permanent classrooms, 12 portable classrooms, multipurpose room, library, cafeteria, STEM Lab (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics), and garden. The school serves students in transitional kindergarten through sixth grades.

The staff includes 25 general education classroom teachers, two special education teachers, two custodians, two office personnel, librarian, health clerk, school psychologist, speech and language pathologist, music teacher, physical education teacher, art teacher, and STEM teacher. Additional staff include curriculum specialists, special education paraeducators, playground supervisors, food services staff, and after-school program staff. These people— combined with the efforts of the principal, assistant principal, Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO), volunteers, and dedicated parents—form a team to ensure that students receive an education that will prepare them for the future.