Since 2002, San Marino has been the top achieving unified school district in the State of California.

To maintain this unique success, it is critical that we all do our part to support our schools and students. Public education may be free, but an exceptional public education is not.

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Happy Spring Break!

The San Marino Schools Foundation Trustees and staff wishes all SMUSD students, parents, teachers and staff a safe and happy Spring Break (March 26-30)! If you need assistance, the Foundation office will be open Monday-Thursday 8:30-5:30 during spring break.

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San Marino Schools Foundation Congratulates Our Founder’s Day Recipients

The San Marino PTA Council held its 88th annual PTA Founder’s Day ceremony on Wednesday, March 7th honoring members of the community who have selflessly contributed their time and talents volunteering to both their schools and community. This year’s Honorary Service Award recipients, who exemplify the true spirit of volunteerism, were selected at each school […]

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Shop with Amazon and Support SMSF

Now your support can go 3 times as far! From March 12-31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate to 1.5% on your first eligible purchase! This is a great opportunity to give back more to our schools and students. Go to and Amazon will donate to the San Marino Schools Foundation. What is AmazonSmile? The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% […]

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FLEX College Prep Joins 2017-2018 Corporate Sponsors

The San Marino Schools Foundation is proud to announce FLEX College Prep as one of our gracious 2017-2018 Corporate Sponsors. We are pleased to be able to pass along information on their Spring 2018 Education Expo “Roadmap to College”. This event will cover topics ranging from AP Testing strategies to planning for success in college […]

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Huntington Drive Banners Are Here!

The San Marino Schools Foundation’s annual Banner Campaign begins this week and runs through June. The Foundation proudly thanks all of our donors at the Silver Ambassador level and above by hanging their very own street light banner along Huntington Drive. To all of our local families, businesses, and corporate sponsors who so generously support […]

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SMHS and Caltech Partner Up for New STEM Research Course

On Friday February 9, SMUSD announced that, in partnership with Caltech, San Marino High School will be offering a new STEM Research Course for the 2018-2019 school year! The honors-level, UC approved course will be co-taught by the high school’s computer science and mathematics teachers, and students will travel to Caltech twice a month, and […]

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2016-17 Annual Report

See the full 2016-17 Annual Report and Donor list. Click here SMSF_Annual_Report_2016_17_FINAL_2

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San Marino Schools Foundation and San Marino Little League Partner up

Little League Thanks SMSF The San Marino Schools Foundation (SMSF) and San Marino National Little League (SMNLL) partner to give San Marino youth an exceptional start. The San Marino Schools Foundation was a proud sponsor of the 2017 San Marino National Little League’s Opening Day. The SMSF-sponsored gourmet pastry and coffee cart, was the highlight […]

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SMUSD Ranked #1 Again!

On Wednesday, September 27th the State of California released the 2017 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (“CAASPP”) scores. San Marino Unified School District ranked #1 in the State out of over 400 unified school districts. Read full article

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Annual Campaign 2016-2017

A message from John Simpson, President of the San Marino School Foundation

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About SMSF

The San Marino Schools Foundation (SMSF) is a California non-profit organization founded in 1980 to provide financial support to the San Marino Unified School District for its four schools Carver Elementary, Valentine Elementary, Huntington Middle School and San Marino High School.