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PS1 in the news!

Community Highlights Meet Joel Pelcyger of PS1 Pluralistic School - Voyage LA Magazine LA City Guide - November 16, 2021

PS1 Featured in the Santa Monica Daily Press - October 21, 2021

PS1 Featured on Macaroni Kid - October 8, 2021

Alumnus Farid Adibi credits his early education at PS1 Pluralistic School for his academic and professional ambitions, his leadership skills, and the formation of his media company “Left-Middle-Right,” which offers multiple perspectives on contemporary issues. Now a junior at George Washington University, Farid reflects on his time at PS1...

To read the full article, CLICK HERE.

PS1 Featured in The Argonaut
PS1 Collaborates with the Santa Monica History Museum

PS1 students participated in a project with the Santa Monica History Museum's Broadway to the Freeway exhibit. Beginning at 7:51, view an overview of the project!




Watch! Reflections from our Graduates: 7 years of a PS1 Pluralistic School Experience

Click to view our video, highlighting the Class of 2018 as they completed their 7-year journey at PS1, culminating with so many profound and exciting leadership opportunities as 6th-grade students. Watch as they reflect on how their PS1 education has shaped who they are as people and as learners, and share in their hopes for the future.




Multi-Age Classrooms and the Cluster System - Explained!

Click to watch our video, highlighting our multi-age classrooms and the Cluster system at PS1. See an example of how identical twins moved through the Clusters during their seven-year journey.

The Studio at PS1: An Introduction to our STEAM Program

Want to learn more about the creative and innovative projects happening at The Studio? CLICK to watch our video, created by PS1 parents, detailing students' project-based learning enhanced by our STEAM (design & engineering) program.

The Living Art Room at PS1: An Introduction to our ART Program

Want to learn more about the Living Art Room at PS1? CLICK to watch our new video, created by PS1 parents, detailing students' inspiring art projects, and hear from our Art Specialist, Lina, about the value of arts education at PS1.

The Music Program at PS1: An Introduction to Music, Movement, and Drama

In the PS1 music, movement and drama program, it is essential that each student feels ownership of The Arts. We work on developing skills and technique, but MOST importantly, children know that no one is excluded from the ability to express themselves, and engage with music, movement, and drama. CLICK to learn more!

Watch! Green Classroom's Circle Time

Click to view the Green Classroom's Circle Time Performance! (Grades 1 & 2)

Our Community: Our Philosophy

Watch and listen to learn more about how we designed our school around the core principle of pluralism...

Our Community: Our Alumni

Watch and listen as a PS1 alumnus shares the impact of his pluralistic elementary school experience...

Our Community: Our Parents

Watch and listen as a PS1 parent shares the value of being part of our inclusive community...

Our Community: Our Teachers

Click the video to learn about our expert faculty, and what inspires them each and every day.

Watch Founder Joel Pelcyger Interviewed on Network Television

Joel Pelcyger, PS1's Founder and Head of School, speaks about the importance of a pluralistic education.