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Crossroads School For Arts And Sciences

Private | K-12 | 1158 students


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Posted March 7, 2014

Fantastic school, great leadership. I highly recommend this school. Cutting edge education, wonderful staff, and amazing administrators.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 21, 2010

I love Crossroads because it has happy, inspired, loving, kind and amazing teachers.
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Posted 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.
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Posted 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

Posted 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!
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Posted December 7, 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

Posted 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!
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Posted 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.
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Posted 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

Posted July 14, 2005

Great school, very academically challenging!
—Submitted by an administrator

Posted April 9, 2005

absolutely fabulous! I went there myself. I received a quality education and made great friends.
—Submitted by a former student

Posted April 4, 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.
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Posted April 4, 2005

My daughter attende the summer school. I recommend if you are looking for lite academics and fun activity
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Posted April 4, 2005

My daughter attende the summer school. I recommend if you are looking for lite academics and fun activity
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 61% 26%
Two or more races 19% 3%
Black 7% 6%
Hispanic 7% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Dr. Jeff Guckert
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  • Nonsectarian
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1714 21st Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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