Programs by School

SMMUSD students benefit from a variety of programs as a result of Ed Foundation funds raised through the annual campaign, endowments, and proceeds from events.

See the impact of Ed Foundation-funded programs at our 16 schools:

Edison Language Academy

Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Edison students benefit from the following programs and resources:

  • P.S. ARTS (visual arts and theater) for TK-5th grade students
  • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
  • Highly trained bilingual Instructional Assistants
  • Stretch grant of $46,769 to fund: TK-2 Spanish music program; supervision staff for safety; afternoon Health Office Specialist
  • Recorders for 3rd grade students
  • Teaching Assistants in winds and voice classes for 4th and 5th grade students
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
Franklin Elementary School

Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Franklin students benefit from the following programs and resources:

  • P.S. ARTS (visuals arts and music for K-2nd grade; visual arts and theater for grades 3-5)
  • Ballroom Dance for 5th grade students
  • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
  • Stretch grant of $85,000 to fund: STAR Science, Health Office Specialist, teacher training; Noon Duty Aides
  • Recorders for 3rd grade students
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
Grant Elementary School

Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Grant students benefit from the following programs and resources:

  • P.S. ARTS (visuals arts and music for TK-2nd grade; visual arts and theater for grades 3-5)
  • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
  • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
  • Stretch grant of $80,575 to fund: STEM program; reading teacher; teacher training
  • Recorders for 3rd grade students
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
John Muir Elementary School

Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Muir students benefit from the following programs and resources:

  • P.S. ARTS (visual arts) for K-5th grade students
  • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
  • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
  • Stretch Grant of $28,829 to fund: K-2nd grade music program with Miss Betsy; STEM program; Reading Partners program
  • Recorders for 3rd grade students
  • Teaching Assistants in winds and voice classes for 4th and 5th grade students
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
    Juan Cabrillo Elementary School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Cabrillo students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visual arts) with Ms. Nicole Fisher for TK-5th grade students
    • Ballroom Dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
    • Stretch Grant of $24,000 to fund: STEAM lab specialist teacher, Mrs. Kim Brown
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    McKinley Elementary School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, McKinley students benefit from the the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visual arts) for TK-5th grade students
    • Ballroom Dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
    • Stretch grant of $52,079 to fund: TK-2nd grade music program; science enrichment
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Teaching Assistants in winds and voice classes for 4th and 5th grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Pt. Dume Marine Science School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, PDMSS students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visual arts, theater and music) for K-5th grade students
    • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
    • Stretch grant of $24,473 to fund: winter performance; teacher training for reading, writing and math instruction
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Roosevelt Elementary School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Roosevelt students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visuals arts and music for TK-2nd grade; visual arts and theater for grades 3-5)
    • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants for TK-2nd grade students
    • Stretch grant of $85,618 to fund: Columbia University Teachers College teacher and staff development; Health Office Specialist; literacy and math evenings
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Santa Monica Alternative School House (SMASH)

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, SMASH students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visual arts and theater) for K-8th grade students
    • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistant (Nadja Kukor)
    • Stretch grant of $19,755 to fund: orchestra teacher, band teacher, and visual arts elective for middle school students
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Visiting dance specialist in 6th/7th grade PE
    • JAMS/SMASH after-school theater program at JAMS
    • Additional library books and materials
    Webster Elementary School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Webster students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visuals arts and music for TK-2nd grade; visual arts and theater for grades 3-5)
    • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
    • Stretch grant of $35,154 to fund: Planet Bravo technology program; additional health and front office staff time
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Will Rogers Learning Community

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Will Rogers students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • P.S. ARTS (visual arts) for K-5th grade students
    • Ballroom dance for 5th grade students
    • Highly trained Instructional Assistants
    • Stretch grant of $56,517 to fund: TK-2 Music Rhapsody program; teacher training; after-school math intervention; Pali Camp scholarships for 5th grade students
    • Recorders for 3rd grade students
    • Teaching Assistants in winds and voice classes for 4th and 5th grade students
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    John Adams Middle School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, JAMS students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • Stretch grant of $52,320 to fund: mindfulness program; STEM program enhancement, including the Digital Dragon app design elective; writing support instructor; teacher training
    • Teaching Assistants in orchestra and band classes
    • Visiting dance specialist in dance and PE classes
    • Grant for Visual Arts teacher for materials and supplies
    • After-school theater program (co-sponsored with JAMS PTSA)
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Lincoln Middle School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Lincoln students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • Stretch grant of $52,527 to fund: teacher training; social-emotional programs, including mindfulness and anti-bullying; AVID program
    • Teaching Assistants in orchestra and band classes
    • Visiting dance specialist in PE classes
    • Grant for Visual Arts teacher for materials and supplies
    • After-school drama program (co-sponsored with Lincoln PTSA)
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Malibu High School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Malibu High students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • Stretch grant of $41,741 to fund: OLWEUS anit-bullying program; Wellness Center counselor; teacher training; LA County Sheriff STAR program with Deputy Jake; after-school tutoring
    • Grant for middle and high school theater programs
    • Grant for Visual Arts teacher for materials and supplies
    • Visiting dance specialist in PE classes
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Olympic High School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Olympic students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • Stretch grant of $2,541 to fund an after-school book club
    • Guitar, music appreciation and music performance classes
    • Grant for Visual Arts teacher for materials and supplies
    • Acting classes
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    Santa Monica High School

    Thanks to generous contributions to the Ed Foundation, Samohi students benefit from the following programs and resources:

    • Stretch grant of $75,783 to fund: Tutoring support; Naviance program; Project Lead the Way; Restorative Justice; Equal Opportunity School program; AVID program; teacher training; APEX credit recovery program
    • Grant for Visual Arts teachers for materials and supplies
    • Grant for theater program
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials