Enhancing Student Learning
 

Enhancing student learning.

 
 
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Our mission.

Our mission is to enhance student learning by investing in extraordinary enrichment opportunities that impact student learning and heighten the academic excellence of the students in our community. 

Projects that we fund must go above the standard curriculum with an emphasis on STEM learning and 21st Century guidelines. 

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Our impact.

"The Lawndale Elementary School District Educational Foundation Grant provided students a unique learning experience.  Some students have a newfound interest in robotics and programming.  All students improved their thinking and programming skills.  It’s wonderful to hear students say, “This is so fun!” not even realizing how much they are learning and growing." 

— Mariko Wong, Elementary Teacher

 

300+

Thousand dollars raised.

Since inception, the Foundation has raised and given back over $300,000 to support projects and activities that enhance student learning. 

 

19+

Years serving the community.

Founded in 1999 and incorporated in 2001, the Foundation has proudly served Lawndale students for over 19 years. 

 
 

15+

Thousand children impacted.

Many of the programs that we fund are reusable, which continually impact generations. 

 

Our programs.

The Foundation provides funding for projects and activities requested by Lawndale Elementary School District employees.  Requests can be made in April and May for projects and activities for the following school year. 

Additionally, the Foundation provides funding for larger projects, including Vision to Learn (vision screenings) and Reading Partners (literacy program). 


STEM

We prioritize funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math related projects. These projects include robotic kits, 3D printers, math materials, and tablets/computers.

 

Art & History

Art and History education is enhanced through the funding of large-scale performance art projects and immersive field trips that broaden student exposure to a diverse array of experiences.

Music

The Foundation works to support LESD's music program by providing funding for new instruments and materials that enhance students' harmonious abilities. 

 

Health & Wellness

Lawndale students are exposed to unique health and wellness experiences, which have included culinary arts, gardening, meditation, and yoga.


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Support our cause.

The Foundation is a volunteer-led organization. There are many ways you can support our worthy cause - to enhance student learning. All support is appreciated.

 

Giving Tree

Display your support or honor a loved one on our Giving Tree. The Foundation has two giving trees, one at each middle school.

Volunteer

There may be opportunities in the future for you to support the Foundation by volunteering your time at an event. 
 

Donate

Directly enhance student learning with a monetary donation. Every gift matters and every donor is an important part of  our worth cause.