Crossroads School For Arts & Sciences

     Tel: (310)829-7391
Grades: K - 12 | 1159 students
Crossroads School came into being in 1971 to provide a new approach to education.
It was founded by a small group of educators and parents, led by co-founders Dr.
Paul Cummins and Dr.
Rhoda Makoff, whose goal was to provide a diverse student body a coeducational college preparatory education combining academic excellence with a comprehensive fine and performing arts program, community service, athletic challenge, and environmental education.
Crossroad is a distinctly progressive school offering an intellectually demanding and creative curriculum within a supportive, personal environment that has at its base the notion of safety, equity, and inclusion for all.
Crossroads strives to help each student develop a personal commitment to learning, a respect for independent thinking, a sense of social commitment, an appreciation of the valuable traditions of the past, and a concern for the future.
Crossroads students are provided a spectrum of program opportunities including visual arts, literature, language, music, math, drama, history, science, dance, athletics, computer science, community service, and environmental/experiential education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1159 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 39%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Crossroads School For Arts & Sciences Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Light House School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saint Anne School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saint Anne School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Santa MonicaLight House School
    1220 20th St
    Santa MonicaCA90404
    (310)829-1741
    0.7 mi | 99 students | Gr. KG-12                      
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    0.7 mi | 215 students | Gr. K-6                      

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