• Crossroads

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1971 by Dr. Paul Cummins, Dr. Rhoda Makoff and parents
  • Head of School – Bob Riddle
  • Total K–12 enrollment – 1172 students
    • Elementary School (Grades K-5) enrollment – 316 students
    • Middle School (Grades 6-8) enrollment – 338 students
    • Upper School (Grades 9-12) enrollment – 518 students
  • Faculty – 124 full-time; 36 part-time
  • Teacher/Student Ratio 8:1 (Average class size varies by grade level and subject)
  • 42% of Crossroads students identify as students of color; 31.5% of faculty identify as people of color
  • 98-100% of seniors matriculate directly into college
  • New $20 million science facility opened in August 2015
  • 2016-17 Operating budget – $50 million
  • Over $8 million allocated to our Tuition Reduction Fund (Financial Aid)
  • Upper School Athletics: three state titles, 21 Southern California and 16 CIF Southern Section titles, 18 CIF Southern Section Academic Championship titles, five CIF Academic Sport-Specific State Championships and one CIF Academic State Championship title; competes in the Gold Coast League
  • Middle School Athletics21 championships in the past five years; competes in the Pacific Basin and Delphic leagues

Accreditations & Memberships

WASCCAIS  CAISProgressive Education Network College BoardNACACArts Schools NetworkSoCalPOCISA Better ChanceIndependent School Alliance
Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 829-7391
Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Phone: (310) 828-1196
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences provides a unique K-12 program built on a progressive, developmental model of education.