Admission to SMASH

  • 2024-25 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 of 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 of 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 are IN PERSON on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon from October to mid-March; please sign up online https://forms.gle/8njL2Dk1jqjUNBga6, you can also email akubicz-preis@smmusd.org, or call the main office 310-396-2640 to sign up for a specific tour date.

    • 2023-24 Tour Dates: 10/23/2023, 12/11/2023, 1/22/24, 1/29/24, 2/12/2024, 2/26/2024, 3/4/2024

    Applications
    Applications are due by 3 pm on March 8, 2024 for kindergarten through 8th grade. Please refer to the 2024 – 2025 Birthdate Enrollment Guidelines (available on the SMMUSD website under Departments/Student Services) when applying for your student. Student's birthday must be on or before September 1, 2019 to be considered for Kindergarten.

    The SMASH application period 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, 2019 to be considered for Kindergarten.