Welcome to Buena, the best STEM school in the city!
Buena is unique in the district, in that it is the the only school that offers AP Chemistry and “Introduction to Engineering” (taught by a former engineer!). We have most AP level courses available (such as Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics), and have electives in Marine Science and two levels of Physiology. Students are welcome to join our award winning Environmental Club, which is active in re-establishing native habitat on Anacapa Island (winning an award for those efforts), and developing sustainable practices here at Buena. Also, our Science League inspires younger students through "Family Science Nights," where high school students present fun science experiments to middle and upper elementary school students (see picture below), in order to inspire them to pursue science opportunities in the future, and to do their best in school. This group is also developing a program to bring in outside scientists to speak at meetings, in addition to the UCSB graduate speakers that currently visit our science classes. If you’re interested in STEM, preparing yourself or your student for a great future,
Buena is the place.