Programs by School

Santa Monica 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 public schools:

Edison Language Academy

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

  • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at Edison.
  • Classroom aides
  • Supervision staff to keep students safe
  • Access to a full-time health office
  • Spanish music classes for TK-2nd grade
  • Edible garden supplies
  • College field trip costs
  • Engineering Blocks for Kinder Yard
  • Student leadership and social emotional learning activities
  • Visual arts supplies
  • 5th grade ballroom dance
  • Recorders for 3rd graders
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
  • Assistant teachers in 4th & 5th grade music classes
Franklin Elementary School

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

  • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at Franklin.
  • Classroom aides
  • STAR Science
  • Access to a full-time health office
  • Noon aides for additional supervision
  • Teacher meeting time
  • 5th grade ballroom dance
  • Culmination music
  • Recorders for 3rd graders
  • 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:

  • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at Grant.
  • Classroom aides
  • STAR Science
  • Literacy and Language Intervention Teacher
  • Teacher training
  • 5th grade ballroom dance
  • Recorders for 3rd graders
  • 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:

  • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at Muir.
  • Classroom aides
  • Music with Miss Betsy for TK-2nd grade
  • Reading Partners program
  • STEM program
  • 5th grade ballroom dance
  • Recorders for 3rd graders
  • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
  • Additional library books and materials
  • Assistant teachers in 4th & 5th grade music classes
    McKinley Elementary School

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

    • Weekly visual arts and theater classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at McKinley.
    • Classroom aides
    • Music classes for TK-2nd grade
    • 5th grade ballroom dance
    • Recorders for 3rd graders
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    • Assistant teachers in 4th & 5th grade music classes
    Roosevelt Elementary School

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

    • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at Roosevelt.
    • Classroom aides
    • Access to a full-time health office
    • Staff training with Columbia Teachers College
    • 5th grade ballroom dance
    • Recorders for 3rd graders
    • 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:

    • Weekly visual arts and theater classes for all elementary students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at SMASH.
    • Classroom aide, Nadja Kukor
    • Reading Partners program
    • Middle school arts and music teachers
    • Social action arts integration
    • 5th grade ballroom dance
    • Recorders for 3rd graders
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    • JAMS/SMASH Theater Company
    Will Rogers Learning Community

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

    • Weekly arts classes for all students. Read this information sheet for more information about P.S. ARTS at WRLC.
    • Classroom aides
    • Access to a full-time health office
    • P.E. Coach
    • Music classes for TK-2nd grade
    • After-school math intervention
    • Teacher training
    • 5th grade ballroom dance
    • Recorders for 3rd graders
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials
    • Assistant teachers in 4th & 5th grade music classes
    John Adams Middle School

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

    • Mindfulness program
    • Teacher training
    • Digital Dragon app design elective
    • Film-making elective
    • Restorative Justice training
    • Hip-hop dance classes for 6th graders
    • Materials, supplies, and equipment for visual arts classes
    • After-school theater program (co-sponsored with JAMS PTSA)
    • Teaching assistants in band and orchestra classes
    • 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:

    • Teacher training
    • Social-emotional programs for students, including mindfulness and anti-bullying
    • AVID program
    • 6th grade transition activities (Camp Lincoln)
    • 7th grade writing night
    • Teaching assistants in orchestra and band classes
    • Hip-hop dance classes for 6th graders
    • Materials, supplies and equipment for visual arts classes
    • After-school theater program (co-sponsored with Lincoln PTSA)
    • 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:

    • Guitar and music classes
    • Materials, supplies and equipment for visual arts classes
    • Theater Grant
    • 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:

    • Project LEAD the Way (STEM Program)
    • School-wide writing support instructor
    • AVID program
    • Restorative Justice program (Bridges Camp)
    • Teacher training
    • Materials, supplies and equipment for visual arts classes
    • Theater Program
    • Music lessons and instruments for qualifying students
    • Additional library books and materials