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*RSVPs will be required for all events.  

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Parent Information Session & Student Exploration Night 5:30-7PM

These engaging evenings will include an information session for parents and an interactive activity with one of our faculty members for students in the 5th - 8th grades.  Come experience what makes Bishop Diego an extraordinary place for your child to grow, learn and thrive!

Monday, September 27, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Wednesday February 9, 2022


Cardinal In Training

Nothing says Cardinal spirit like game night! These evenings are open to prospective students of all ages. Come cheer on the Bishop Diego Cardinals as they take on local and regional opponents in football, volleyball, and basketball. Enjoy, pizza, games, friends, and take home a goody bag!


Friday, Sept 3, 7:00 p.m.  - Football

Join us at La Playa Stadium (at SBCC) as we watch our Cardinals take on Garces Memorial! 


 Tuesday, October 5, 6 p.m. - Girls’ Volleyball vs Santa Clara

Bishop Diego High School Gym


Tuesday, December 7, 7 p.m. - Boys’ Basketball vs Moorpark

Bishop Diego High School Gym


Wed, February 2, time TBD - Girls’ Basketball vs Villanova

Bishop Diego High School Gym

Open House - Sunday, October 17, 12 - 2 p.m.

You are invited to come learn about all things Bishop Diego!  Take a tour, meet current students and parents, speak with teachers and coaches, enjoy refreshments, and learn about what makes Bishop Diego a place where all students shine! Special presentation at 1 p.m.


Freshman For a Day - This event has been put on hold due to health and safety concerns and will be rescheduled if conditions allow. In the meantime, please contact the Admissions Office to set up a personal tour during the school day.

 Prospective 8th grade students are invited to become freshmen for a day! This exciting event will give students a glimpse into a day in the life of a Bishop Diego Cardinal. Experience the energy of our community, visit classes, explore the Gherini Center for Multimedia Arts & Technology, enjoy lunch with students and faculty, and find answers to your questions about our academics, activities, athletics, and spiritual life programs!



Applications Open for the 2022-23 School Year - October 1, 2021

Entrance Placement Testing - January 22 & 29, 2022

All applicants for grade 9 must sit for Bishop Diego's Entrance Placement Test. A completed online application and the application fee must be submitted before a student may sit for the exam. Families can choose which date is best for their applicant within the online application. 

Admissions Interviews - January 19 & 24, 2022

All applicants for grades 9-11 will participate in a personal interview. Interviews will be held after school hours and are 15-20 minutes long. One parent must be present with the student. A link to schedule your child’s interview will be sent via email as the date approaches.

Scholarship Essay Deadline - January 17, 2021

All students applying for a scholarship outside of the Personalized Tuition Model must submit an essay by this date. More information about the scholarships available and essay requirements can be found here.  

Priority Admissions Application & FACTS Deadline - January 31, 2022

More information about our Personalized Tuition Model and the FACTS application can be found here.

Admissions Decisions Emailed - Friday, March 4, 2022

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Bishop Diego HS
Bishop Garcia Diego High School

  4000 La Colina Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
General Information: Extension 101
Admissions Office: Extension 118