Garden Street Academy will celebrate its 15th school year and host its annual fall open house, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 19. Prospective parents and students, as well as the community at large, are invited to visit the campus at 2300 Garden St., Santa Barbara.

Campus facilities include a black-box theater, science lab, Makerspace and recording studio.

Garden Street Academy serves students in grades K-12, focusing on project-based learning and social-emotional learning as critical components for academic achievement. Classes generally range from 10-20 students with an approximate student-teacher ratio of 8:1.

The 11-acre campus is on a historic site adjacent to the Santa Barbara Mission and Natural History Museum.

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— Annie Donlon Colbert for Garden Street Academy.