An outstanding K through 8 elementary school, Vista de las Cruces, is located approximately 10 minutes from the Hollister Ranch entrance gate. The test scoring at Vista de las Cruces is among the highest five schools in all of Santa Barbara County. A school bus comes into the Ranch to pick up the elementary school students.
High schoolers have a choice between Dos Pueblos High in Goleta or Santa Ynez High in Santa Ynez. Both are excellent teaching facilities. There is school bus service to Dos Pueblos High School just outside the Hollister Ranch entrance gate.
In Goleta and in Santa Barbara are the University of California and Santa Barbara City College. Both of these higher education schools are recognized as superior institutions and are attended by people from all over the globe.
In addition to the public educational campuses, there are a number of private educational institutions in the Santa Barbara area as well as in the Santa Ynez Valley.