Mission and Philosophy

Anacapa School is an independent, co-educational school for grades 7-12.  Anacapa empowers students to excel at critical thinking, creativity, integrity and compassion through academic and experiential learning in a close-knit, diverse community. The school maintains high expectations for personal and academic integrity. The Anacapa approach fosters intelligent and complex discourse between students and their faculty. The learning environment is designed to optimize independent thinkers working together inside and outside of the classroom. At Anacapa, students and faculty adhere to three core principles: To treat everyone with dignity, to always do your best, and to foster a culture of collaboration.