District Office: 1400 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013, ph. 805-684-4511, fx. 805-684-0218
Carpinteria High School: 4810 Foothill Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013, ph. 805-684-4107, fx. 805-566-5952
Carpinteria Middle School: 5351 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013, ph. 805-684-4544, fx. 805-566-3839
Canalino/Family Elementary: 1480 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013, ph. 805-684-4141, fx. 805-684-3384
Aliso Elementary: 4545 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013, ph. 805-684-4539,fx. 805-566-4759
Summerland Elementary: 135 Valencia Road, P.O. Box 460, Summerland, CA 93067, ph. 805-969-1011, fx. 805-969-1524
The Carpinteria Unified School District (CUSD) provides public education services to students in the Carpinteria Valley, with district boundaries reaching south to the Ventura County line and north to the community of Summerland. The District, serving approximately 2200 grades TK-12 students, has nine schools – one comprehensive high school, two small alternative high schools, one middle school, and four elementary schools. Eight of the nine schools are located within the Carpinteria city limits. One elementary school is located in Summerland.
Carpinteria is a small, Southern California beach community 12 miles southeast of Santa Barbara and 20 miles northwest of Ventura. With a population of approximately 20,000, Carpinteria is known for its support of the school system and generations of Carpinteria High School alumni still live in town. The students and staff of the District enjoy an amazing amount of public support which is demonstrated through volunteer and mentor programs, fund raising, partnerships with community agencies and business, and very active parent support groups.