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 are IN PERSON on Thursdays from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. from October to mid-March; please sign up online tour application, email, or call the main office 310-396-2640 to sign up for a specific tour date.

    2022-23 Tour Dates: 10/27/2022, 11/17/2022, 12/1/2022, 1/5/23, 1/19/23, 1/26/23, 2/2/2023, 2/9/2023, 2/16/2023, 3/9/2023

    Applications are due by 3:00 p.m. on March 10, 2023 for kindergarten through 8th grade. Applications submitted after the lottery deadlines will be honored if spaces become available. All applications are valid for one school year only.

    SMASH Application:
    Please fill in the APPLICATION here.

    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.