• 1970-73

保罗·康明斯成为St. 圣莫尼卡的海边奥古斯丁. 还有副校长罗达·马科夫, he dramatically transforms its philosophy to create a balanced, child-centered school with an integrated curriculum featuring the arts, social-emotional learning and community engagement alongside traditional academics. 

In response to parents who wanted their children to continue experiencing this unique educational approach beyond elementary school, 保罗, Rhoda and school board members work to establish a secondary school. 6165cc金沙总站艺术学院 & 科学学院于1971年开业,罗达担任首任院长. It is housed in three rooms of a Baptist church on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, 服务34名七年级和八年级学生. 保罗 serves as Crossroads’ educational consultant and stays on as head of St. 奥古斯汀.

Crossroads becomes a pioneer in education by making community service a graduation requirement; allocating money for financial aid; and sustaining a diverse student body. 由于需要更多的空间,6165cc金沙总站搬到了21街1714号.今天,它仍然是21街校区的一部分.


  • 1974-77

Rhoda steps down as Crossroads’ director to return to her career as a researcher and biochemist. 保罗 assumes the position of Crossroads headmaster while remaining head of St. 奥古斯汀. 现在有156名7-12年级的学生, 包括第一届毕业班的19名学生. Highlights include the launch of the chamber music program and the qualification of athletic teams for CIF competition.


  • 1978-81

的 School develops a music major program that later evolves into the Elizabeth Mandell Music Institute (艾米), enabling students to benefit from Crossroads’ college preparatory program while also pursuing their passion for classical music. 学院不断发展壮大,目前有300名学生, spreading into more buildings on 21st Street and adding a 200-seat theater on campus. 6165cc金沙总站还开设了视觉艺术专业, begins offering Greek and Latin courses and develops a Great Books seminar.


  • 1982-83

1982年,6165cc金沙总站与St. 奥古斯汀 to become a K-12 school serving 179 students in grades K-6 and 550 students in grades 7-12. 学校雇佣了一名主管,就是现在所说的 环境及户外教育. Crossroads makes Latin mandatory for 中学 students and adds courses in Classics and communications.

Crossroads also establishes the hallmark Mysteries program, which is now known as 生活技能. 该学院是由美国大学命名的.S. Department of Education as one of 60 exemplary private secondary schools in the country. 6165cc金沙总站开发 6165cc金沙总站社区基金会 to promote institutional service and help the School find ways to support and give back to the greater Los Angeles community.


  • 1984-92

的 varsity boys basketball team wins its first state championship in 1987, 直到学校有自己的健身房. 特别强调建立社区, 学校推出歌舞表演, a beloved fundraiser for financial aid at Crossroads featuring an original musical written by, starring and performed for members of the Crossroads community. 的 annual welcome-back-to-school Alley Party is also established. 的 Boxenbaum Arts Education Centre opens with art studios, dance studios, the 山姆弗朗西斯画廊、放映室和隔音练习室.


  • 1993-95

Assistant Headmaster Roger Weaver takes over as headmaster as 保罗 Cummins becomes president of the 6165cc金沙总站社区基金会 to advance Crossroads’ commitment to community outreach. Its first initiative is to provide quality arts education in underserved public schools through the program P.S. 它最终成为了自己的非营利组织.


  • 1996-99

保罗·F. 康明斯图书馆开放, featuring a math/science institute; a special collection focusing on children and youth issues; a documentary film room; and a space for the Zipper Archives, 哪些已经被重新安置了. 的 小学 moves to its current 诺顿校园 site, 1715 Olympic Blvd.,里面也有 K-12体育中心 with an athletics field, gym and pool; sixth grade becomes a part of the 中学. 的 小学 develops a groundbreaking “Different Kinds of Families” program to teach students about LGBTQ, 混血, 单亲, 收养, 离婚及监护人家庭.


  • 2000-09

Crossroads announces its plans to stop offering Advanced Placement courses, opting to develop its own college-level classes known now as Crossroads Advanced Studies courses. 学院的机构社区服务项目, 现在被称为6165cc金沙总站社区外展基金会, 发射P.S. Science to provide hands-on science education at Title I elementary schools; like P.S. 艺术,它最终分支成自己的非营利组织. Assistant Headmaster Bob Riddle becomes head of school in 2009.


  • 2010-2019

In 2011, the School meets its long-term goal of a student body with 40% racial and ethnic 多样性; today, that figure is 50%. 2015年,6165cc金沙总站开设了2000万美元的科学教育项目 & Research Facility, which earns LEED Gold certification for its sustainability features. 学校为近1200名K-12年级的学生提供服务.

6165cc金沙总站股权 & 司法研究所 opens in 2018 to develop a comprehensive K-12 social justice curriculum and strengthen Crossroads’ commitment to the greater community through a variety of outreach and engagement efforts.

2019年,6165cc金沙总站推出15点 战略计划其中包括新的表演艺术设施的计划.


  • 2020年至今

Crossroads responds to the COVID-19 pandemic by developing online and hybrid learning programs and creating a Community Emergency Fund to support faculty, 危机期间有需要的工作人员和家属. 

In 2021, Crossroads is designated a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School® site. 股票 & 司法研究所 offers the six-week summer literacy and cultural enrichment program for students from the Pico neighborhood.

的 School celebrates its 50th anniversary during the 2021-22 year with events, 出版物 以及推出新的Roadrunner吉祥物设计.

在年底, Head of School Bob Riddle retires after 38 years at Crossroads, 其中13个是头. He is succeeded by Mariama Richards, who joined Crossroads as the associate head of school in 2020.

In 2023, Crossroads breaks ground on the Bezdek Center for the Performing Arts, a 58,000-square-foot facility on 22nd Street designed by renowned architect Zoltan E. 巴利语. 该建筑计划于2026年完工.