Staff Report

It’s back-to-school season in the Santa Ynez Valley, and here are the class-start dates for districts and schools throughout the area. 

Some schools have orientations or other mandatory activities for students before classes begin. Contact your student’s school for more information. 

Wednesday, Aug. 14

– Ballard Elementary School

– Buellton Union School District

– Olive Grove Charter School

– Santa Ynez Valley Union High School

Thursday, Aug. 15

– Los Olivos Elementary School

– Olga Reed Elementary School 

– Santa Ynez Valley Charter School

– Solvang School District

– Vista de Las Cruces School 

Friday, Aug. 16

– College School District

Monday, Aug. 19

– Hancock College

– Family Partnership Charter School

Monday, Aug. 26

– Dunn School

– Santa Barbara City College

Tuesday, Aug. 27

– Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy

Monday, Sept. 2

– Midland School

Tuesday, Sept. 3

– The Family School