Welcome to Fusion Academy Santa Barbara

Fusion Academy is the leader in relationship-based learning. Across California and the U.S., our personalized education transforms the lives of students and their families. Our premium, one-to-one instruction, combined with digital and peer learning, helps students thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. We’re so confident in our program that we guarantee it with our Parent Promise. Click here to learn more.

Proudly Offering Our Flex Learning Model:

Fusion offers a customized mix of one-to-one instruction, asynchronous digital learning, and group project-based experiences. Our agile learning model flexes to the needs of your student. They are also paired with a Success Coach to mentor and guide their Fusion journey. As a result of this personalized experience, students are prepared academically, socially, and emotionally for their future. Students who thrive in our Flex Learning Model are self-driven learners, are currently learning at or above their grade level, and enjoy a balance of independent and group work. In-person, online, and hybrid options are available to create your student’s optimal learning environment.

Flex Learning Model:
A Customized Mix of Three Learning Modalities


One-to-one instruction means one student and one teacher per classroom with different subject matter experts for each class. In this format, students fully engage, gain skills, and build confidence.

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Asynchronous Digital

Teachers personalize each class to include self-paced digital learning models for their students. These self-guided sessions prepare students to be independent digital scholars and life-long learners.

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Group Project-Based

Students work together in a series of hands-on workshops where they apply classroom skills to real-world projects. Here they explore humanities and STEM fields, learn together, and form friendships.

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Campus Information

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 7:30pm

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Attending Fusion Santa Barbara

Fusion Academy’s personalized approach makes us the most personalized school in the world. Students will take classes with teachers who tailor instruction to their interests and academic goals. Our one-to-one instruction, tech-enabled formats, and small groups help students grow academically and socially. Students can attend Fusion Academy in person, online, or a hybrid of the two. Whatever works best for your child to learn, we’re able to customize school just for them.

Homework Café®

Our Homework Café® is a space on campus for students to complete homework, work on projects, and complete their digital learning sessions. It also acts as the social hub of the campus where students can hang out between classes, clubs meet, student meetings occur, and more.

Success Coaching

Each Fusion Santa Barbara student will be paired with a Success Coach to help them realize their potential and reach new goals.

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Supplemental Part-Time Options

Fusion also welcomes students who have a primary school but are seeking premium one-to-one classes, tutoring, or academic support. Fusion students also can supplement their learning with these options beyond their full-time program.

Classes for Credit

Students can choose from over 250 classes to take for credit. This is a great way to catch up or remediate lost credits or take a tough class in a more personalized environment.

Tutoring and Mentoring

Our teachers are our tutors and are subject matter experts in what they teach. For students who need additional support in a subject, our tutoring and mentoring can help them succeed.

Post-Secondary Counseling

We offer one-to-one post-secondary counseling sessions to help students prepare for life after high school. Our counselors can help with college applications, essay writing, exploring gap year programs, and more.

Student Experience

Our campus is a connected community where students experience more than academics. Every Fusion campus is alive with social activities, events, and friendships.

Campus Activities and Clubs

Staff and students collaborate to create experiences that are inclusive and based on student interests.

Social Events

Students have opportunities like prom, field trips, service activities, and more.

Fusion Community

Fusion students and families are part of a national network of 80+ Fusion campuses. Students and parents are invited to participate in national webinars and virtual events.

Fusion Academy is a nationally accredited academic institution.

Fusion Academy has earned a School System accreditation by Cognia (formerly AdvancED) which includes SACS CASI (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement).

All Fusion campuses are fully accredited or (for our newest campuses) are a Candidate for accreditation with Cognia. Following Cognia’s Commission approval, Fusion Santa Barbara will be fully accredited with a term date retroactive to our opening date.

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