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K-12
Private
Santa Monica, CA
Students enrolled: 1,158
 

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1714 21st Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 829-7391
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March 03, 2015
This school was the most disconnected, disjointed, disorganized mess that I've ever worked at. From the moment I met with HR for my first day, the HR manager appeared to have no idea what she was doing, the paperwork I received looked ancient. There were no instructions on how to access payroll, that I was supposed to use a time clock (who uses those anymore), how the parking worked, where I was supposed to park (it's all off campus) and that all employees have to pay for parking $300-$600 depending on what lot you are in, unless you own a prius, walk, bike or take public transportation, you pay to park blocks away from the school. The accounting people may as well work at the DMV, they displayed a frightfully low ability to manage accounts. Turnaround is high, they have the most job openings of all local independent schools. Upon my exit, there was no paperwork accompanying my last paycheck, I had to ask for it. They never sent me my desk items I left there when I separated as they promised. The Administration are so scatter brained that the place basically has no structure or moral values. It's like sending your kid to a hippy camp. Do not work here.

- submitted by a teacher

March 07, 2014
Fantastic school, great leadership. I highly recommend this school. Cutting edge education, wonderful staff, and amazing administrators.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 21, 2010
I love Crossroads because it has happy, inspired, loving, kind and amazing teachers.

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2010
AMAZING school- fostering creativity, social and emotional development, and great academics. Couldn't be happier! "You can't say you can't play" is the motto.

- submitted by a parent

November 25, 2009
I am currently a Crossroads student, and I don't know how to express my love for the school. Crossroads does not only teach it's students valuable information, but it teaches us how to learn, and how to be a part of a community. The lessons i have learned, and the relationships i have formed with my friends and my teachers will last a lifetime.

- submitted by a student

May 14, 2009
I am currently a Crossroads student, and LOVE it more than any other school! The teachers, classes, and environment as a whole are all incredible!

- submitted by a student

December 07, 2007
I currently go to crossroads and i think it is the best school i could every go to! it is filled with love and amazing teachers and classes. I would never want to go to any other school and thats why i have been going here since kindergarden and i will until i graduate.

- submitted by a student

May 22, 2007
My daughter goes to Crossroads and every day when I pick her up she says she had an 'amazing,' 'awesome,' or otherwise great day. The teachers are fantastic, it is a wonderful community, and the school lives up to having children get a passion for learning, rather than unhappy rote learning. Every child deserves a school like Crossroads!

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2006
The finest aspect of Crossroads is the community feeling and parent involvement. Our children thrive and come home happy. It has exceeded all of our expectations.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2005
Very impressive academic program. Teachers given a great deal of creative license and it is reflective in the textbooks and material they choose and the level of engagement seen in the students. Students are really well prepared for the real world and have a unique ability to communicate their own thoughts and ideas. Responsibility is well placed on the student for their education and initiative is rewarded. The school has an incredible arts program and a full sports offering which is very participatory (no football).

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 14, 2005
Great school, very academically challenging!

- submitted by a teacher

April 09, 2005
absolutely fabulous! I went there myself. I received a quality education and made great friends.

- submitted by a student

April 04, 2005
My daughter attended the summer program for kindergarden students. She had a great tiome, made some friends and learned to swim. The summer program introduces kindergen concepts through active play and arts and crafts. They do not do a structed math or reading curriculum during the summer as it is meant to be an introduction. I recommend it if you are looking for some lite academic stimulation combined with fun activities and swiming.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2005
My daughter attende the summer school. I recommend if you are looking for lite academics and fun activity

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April 04, 2005
My daughter attende the summer school. I recommend if you are looking for lite academics and fun activity

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Crossroads School For Arts And Sciences
1714 21st Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404
(310) 829-7391
Last modified Crossroads School For Arts And Sciences is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Crossroads School For Arts And Sciences Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top