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.

Special Thanks To

Latest News

Foundation Week 2018

Foundation Week 2018 was a SUCCESS! Thank you to everyone at Carver, Valentine, Huntington Middle School, and San Marino High school for participating. We are grateful to be able to give back and show our support of San Marino Unified School District.

Read More

Announcing Foundation Week 2018!

SMSF’s Third Annual Foundation Week is fast approaching! From April 18th – April 20th the Foundation is showing appreciation for the SMUSD community’s support throughout the school year. We are hosting activities at each Elementary school, and every student will receive a goodie bag to take home. Look for more information about Foundation Week next […]

Read More

Job Announcement: Executive Director of the San Marino Schools Foundation

To view the job description please click on the link below. Executive Director Job Description

Read More

Great Schools Equal Higher Home Prices

Our annual Real Estate mailer will be arriving this week with new information reflecting the correlation of our great school district to the value of your home. The San Marino community is small but mighty in academic excellence. Our great school district needs your support! If you haven’t donated yet this year, we are grateful […]

Read More

San Marino Schools Foundation Welcomes Nine New Trustees

The Foundation is excited to add nine new members to the Board of Trustees each of whom will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2018. The trustees include Greg Chapman, Zeina Daoud, Michele Esbenshade, Heather Jiggins, Alison Moller, Issa Nesnas, Isaac Simon, Peter Sinclair and Steve Sommers. This amazing group, representing all four school […]

Read More

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.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 smile.amazon.com purchase! This is a great opportunity to give back more to our schools and students. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/95-3507283 and Amazon will donate to the San Marino Schools Foundation. What is AmazonSmile? The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

4346-3597-17w