Interested in Joining MAD?

    • Come see our booth at the SBUSD High School Showcase at Earl Warren Showgrounds on Nov 19. Click here for more info:
    • Come visit our classrooms and studios at the Santa Barbara High School Open House on Dec 11th from 6pm-8pm.
    • Want to visit SBHS and MAD on a tour? SBHS has a weekly tour on Fridays! Click here for more info.

      2020-2021 Applications are now open!


      Applications close on January 10th, 2020 at 3pm. Group Interviews in January 2020.

  • If you live outside of the Santa Barbara High School attendance area, please make sure that you apply for an intradistrict transfer by the deadline of January 17th, 2020. Failure to apply by the deadline will result in having your MAD Academy application withdrawn. For more information about the intradistrict transfer process, click here: / Si vives fuera del área de asistencia de la escuela Santa Barbara High, favor de asegurarte de aplicar para una transferencia dentro del distrito antes del 17 de Enero del 2020. De no hacerlo en el plazo establecido dará lugar a mi solicitud de la academia MAD siendo retirada. Para más información acerca del proceso de transferencia dentro del distrito, visita: