Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a private college-prep school affiliated with G20 Schools. The school…More has two campuses. Its elementary school, admissions office and K-12 Sports Center are located at 1715 Olympic Boulevard; its middle school, upper school and administrative offices are located at 1714 21st Street.</p>
<p>Unlike traditional institutions, Crossroads offers a more holistic education, developing students not only academically but emotionally and socially. The progressive school emphasizes creativity, arts, athletics, community service, leadership and environmental education.</p>
<p>Crossroads is committed to academic excellence, the arts, the greater community, holistic health and developing a socially, economically and racially diverse student population. Its alumni include Michael Bay, Jack Black and Gwyneth Paltrow. The school opens artistic and athletic events to the public, including art exhibits, concerts and dance and drama performances.</p>
The Ruskin School of Acting 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA90405 The Ruskin School of Acting was founded by a man wh0 studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School in New York City. It…More is a school steeped in tradition and talent. Many greats have walked the grounds and taught master classes here, from Dylan McDermott to Sir Anthony Hopkins. With actors of that pedigree, the sky's the limit.
McKinley Elementary School is a California Distinguished School. Its "McKinley PRIDE" acronym stands for "Peaceful…More Respectful Intelligent Diverse Enthusiastic."</p>
<p>McKinley Elementary School has two "pathway" schools, both of which are located in Santa Monica: Lincoln Middle School and Santa Monica High School.</p>
Santa Monica Alternative School House (SMASH) 2525 5th St, Santa Monica, CA90405 Santa Monica Alternative School House (SMASH) is an elementary and middle school located in Santa Monica. The charter…More school enrolls students through a lottery system. The curriculum emphasizes democratic education, real-life issues, self-motivation, social change and cooperative learning. For further inquiries, phone SMASH.
Santa Monica Montessori School 1909 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 Santa Monica Montessori School, also known as the International Montessori Education Center, is a private montessori…More school and one of the first such schools in the United States. The original school was founded in 1960 and moved to its current location in 2003, a single story brick building with a circular drive. It accepts students from early childhood through junior high school. The curriculum includes exercises in practical life, geography, history, fine art, grace/courtesy, mathematics, reading, language, music and science. The Santa Monica Montessori School also offers a summer camp program. For more information visit the website or call the school office.
Building Bridges 3025 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90404 Building Bridges is a private school that offers pre-school education and school preparation, as well as certified…More kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade instruction. Founded in 2003, the school places an emphasis on making the child feel confident and comfortable in an educational surrounding, using positive reinforcement and providing lessons through arts and crafts, music and computers. For more information about the classes offered, call the school during office hours.
John Muir Elementary School promotes academic excellence, diversity, and visual and performing arts within a safe…More and supportive environment. The school achieved an 803 API score in 2009. Its pathway schools are John Adams Middle School and Santa Monica High School.</p>
<p>Programs held during school include child care, recreation, enrichment, Sports Together (CREST), P.S. Arts (both music and visual arts), summer adventure and summer reading. After-school programs include Dream Strings and Dream Winds (instrumental-music tutoring), Elemental Strings Orchestra and Family Gardens.</p>
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Administrative Offic 1651 16th St, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District encompasses 11 elementary schools, four middle schools and three high…More schools in Santa Monica and Malibu, California. Its building on 16th Street between Colorado Avenue and Olympic Boulevard consists of administrative offices.
Franklin School 2400 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA90403 Franklin is an elementary school, with a curriculum that focuses on language arts. Franklin has Lexia reading…More intervention program for underperforming students, as well as a Gifted and Talented Pupils Enrichment program.
Lighthouse Church School, established in 1983, shares a building with Lighthouse Foursquare Church, which has been…More around since 1930. It is associated with Lighthouse Christian Academy. </p>
John Adams Middle School 2425 16th St, Santa Monica, CA90405 John Adams Middle School (JAMS) is one of three middle schools in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. The…More school is located on a 16-acre campus just south of Santa Monica College. JAMS features a diverse student body and offers an equally eclectic educational experience. The school encourages students to reach their potential not just academically, but also socially, physically and emotionally. As part of its effort to promote good character, JAMS emphasizes respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
Lincoln Middle School consists of roughly 1,200 students in grades six through eight, and is located at the…More intersection of California Avenue and 15th Street. The school strives to ensure that its students become visionary leaders, thinkers, global citizens, life-long learners and effective, multilingual communicators.</p>
<p>Lincoln Middle School was honored with the National Blue Ribbon School Award in 2000, the Disney Spotlight School award in 2001 and California Distinguished School awards in 1994 and 1999.</p>
License Instruction Schools 632 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA90401 License Instruction Schools is a complex for vocational and State License Service School; it is the large school…More complex in the West Los Angeles area. For over 25 years, this complex has provided a campus for specialty schools. From the main offices in Santa Monica area, LIS operates over 15 schools with full-service support and classrooms. It has grown to this extent by providing quality, professional services.
Alise Richel 1008 Pearl St, Santa Monica, CA90405 Alise Richel is a vocal trainer and singer. She works with beginners, as well as established…More performers. Richel helps students explore many musical styles.
Saint Anne School 2015 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 Saint Anne School is a private Catholic educational institution which provides instruction for children in kindergarten…More through eighth grade. Its curriculum includes mathematics, language arts, science, technology, world geography and art history. Students enjoy theater, dance, science club, Girl Scouts of America, basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball and other extracurricular activities and sports.
Cassidy is a pre-school for children ages 2 ½ to 5 years old. As every parent knows how important the…More formative years are, Cassidy offers a nurturing and positive atmosphere for social interaction and education.</p>
<p>There are programs for toddlers and morning and afternoon sessions to accommodate busy schedules.</p>
Originally founded as a one-room schoolhouse in the late 19th century, Canyon Charter School is part of the Palisades…More Charter complex, a family of schools that the state of California has authorized for self-governance. School standards and policies are set by the Canyon School Governing Board, which consists of nine individuals, including teachers, staff members, administrators and the parents of enrolled children. Canyon Charter School's specialized instruction underscores eco-sensitivity and diversity; enrollment is open to any student who lives in Los Angeles.</p>
<p>Programs include Second Step, which helps students develop social skills; Beyond the Bell, which allows students to use the playground after the school office closes at 4pm; After School Care, which includes additional art and sports sessions; Intramural Sports, operated by Star Education, which serves many schools in California; School Break Childcare, also coordinated by Star; Enrichment Classes (drama, languages, more); and Junior Gardeners, through which first- and second-grade students learn about pollination, soil and more.</p>
Santa Monica High School 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90405 Founded in 1884, Santa Monica High School—more familiarly known as Samohi—is one of the oldest high schools…More in California. With a diverse student body (roughly 30 percent Latino, 9 percent black, 8 percent Asian and .2 percent American Indian), the school features an exceptionally broad range of academic, athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Samohi is part of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. Celebrity alumni include Sean Penn, Robert Downey Jr., Rob Lowe, Maya Rudolph and Charlie Sheen.
Smartstart Pre-School 2505 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90405 Smartstart Pre-School is a day care and preschool for children ages one to five years. The faculty prides itself on…More providing a safe and fun environment for children to learn and grow, focusing on educating its charges to reach their full potential. SmartStart serves more than 150 children and families. Sharon Lowery and DanaKae co-direct SmartStart and are certificated DIR clinicians and faculty members for Dr. Stanley Greenspan's Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders.
Lighthouse Church Preschool 1424 Yale St, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Lighthouse Church Preschool (LCP) is affiliated with the Lighthouse Christian Church located at 1220 20th Street in…More Santa Monica. It accepts 2- to 6-year-olds. LCP is an amazing school and a wonderful environment for growing minds. The director and dedicated LCP staff are welcoming and hard-working professionals. Your children are prepared for elementary school with communication proficiency, social skills and healthy eating habits.
International House 530 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90401 The International House World Organisation (IHWO) is a network of language schools worldwide that are committed to…More implementing high standards of quality and innovation in education and training. There are currently over 140 schools in more than 40 countries. International House was founded in 1953 by John and Brita Haycraft, with the aim of providing an innovative approach to language teaching. IH has remained at the forefront of development in the field of language teaching and in the training of language teachers.
10th Street Preschool 1444 10th St, Santa Monica, CA90401 10th Street Preschool is a warm and nurturing environment for children. The focus on creativity and…More teaching-through-play is palpable in everything the students and teachers do each day. The school makes a concerted effort to know the children and their families and work together through any issues that arise. The Toddler Program is absolutely fantastic, as you will learn very quickly if the school is the right choice for your child and your family.
Roosevelt Elementary School is located at the intersection of Montana Ave. and Lincoln Blvd. in the northern part of…More Santa Monica. Its mantra is "to open a book is to open a mind."</p>
<p>A California Distinguished School, Roosevelt achieved an API score of 928 in 2009. The school uses Star Testing.</p>
<p>Programs include Child Care, Recreation, Enrichment, Sports Together (CREST); Music; and Summer Reading.</p>
Waldorf Early Childhood Center 1439 15th St, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Waldorf Early Childhood Center is an extension of the Westside Waldorf School. The Childhood Center is located on…More 15th Street, just south of Santa Monica Boulevard. The Westside Waldorf School's main campus is located in Pacific Palisades. The center offers three-day, four-day and five-day-a-week nursery programs. Other options include a kindergarten class and a parent-toddler program. Children who participate in the nursery programs must be potty-trained and weaned. The Waldorf Early Childhood Center also offers nap care and Early after-care programs each weekday afternoon.
Little Dolphins By The Sea is a private school with a five-day-a-week program for children ages two years and 10…More months to four years and nine months. After-care is offered for working parents. There is also a program for the transitional kindergarten class, for children ages four years and 10 months through five years and two months.</p>
<p>It is a bright and inviting school that is one of the premier pre-schools in Santa Monica. The staff is engaging and friendly, the area is quiet and safe and the curriculum focuses on personal development and peer interaction, preparing children for their first years in school. </p>
The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA90401 The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories provides instruction in classic cooking techniques using seasonal and local…More ingredients. Classes include beginners', sous chef, vegan cooking, confections, baking and regional cooking.
Concord High School 1831 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90403 Concord High School is a nonprofit college preparatory school. The school offers small classes and does not impose a…More tracking system. Graduation requirements are based on the "A-G" entrance requirements used by the University of California. Requirements for graduation include two years of college preparatory elective courses, four years of English, two years of foreign languages, two years of history/social science, two years of laboratory science, three years of mathematics and one year of visual and performing arts. Students wishing to apply should do so in the late fall or early winter the year prior. A minimum C+ average is required and must be maintained in order for students to stay enrolled at Concord High School.
Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio 320 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90401 Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio is an acting studio that holds a variety of classes for performers. The studio also holds…More seminars hosted by famous actors, writers, directors and other professionals.
Justice Aviation 3011 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA90405 This flight school also serves as a social hub of the general aviation community at the Santa Monica Airport. Since…More 1991, it has created a flight school that provides the highest quality training, instructors and equipment.