Admission to SMASH

  • 2023-24 School Year

    School Tours

    SMASH is currently located at The Michelle and Barack Obama Center for Inquiry and Exploration at 721 Ocean Park Boulevard.

    • The parking lot off Pine Street is for staff parking only.
    • There is permit parking only on Pine Street.
    • We suggest you park along 7th Street and read the signs for street sweeping.

    You enter the SMASH front office by walking through the parking lot off Pine Street. You will see a metal arch that says "The Michelle and Barack Obama Center for Inquiry and Exploration." Go up the ramp into the front office to sign in and get directed to the SMASH Library where we will begin the tour.

    Tours have concluded for this school year.

    Applications are due by 3:00 p.m. on March 10, 2023 for kindergarten through 8th grade. Applications are valid for one school year only.

    SMASH Application:
    The application period for the 2023-24 school year has expired.

    Student Selection
    New students will be selected through a lottery. The lottery will be limited to children of families who reside within or work for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

    The K-8 lottery is conducted in the first week of April.

    Please note: Student's birthday must be on or before September 1, 2018 to be considered for Kindergarten.