What We Fund

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Overview

Lynwood Partners Educational Foundation funds vital programs which support all students.  It funds all 18 schools in the Lynwood Unified School District, as well as preschool, adult, and independent studies programs.  There are a number of ways to invest in Lynwood students and schools.

The Arts

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High-quality visual and performing arts programs encourage students to explore their creative potential, advance problem-solving abilities, develop teamwork skills, and practice critical thinking while sparking their imaginations.  Empirical studies had demonstrated how art education is linked to cognition, social and emotional development.

Club Fees & Equipment

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There are nearly 50 clubs to help students learn more about arts and sciences, leadership, jobs and careers such as:  academic decathlon, color guard, film, Junior State, leadership council, MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement), photography and more.  Many families need help paying for the additional cost for uniforms, equipment, materials, entry fees, field trips, transportation and other essential expenses.

Classrooms & Teachers

Teachers always need help securing a variety classroom supplies from scissors, glue sticks, pencils, pens, notebooks to arts and crafts supplies, paper goods, tissues and more.

Early Care/Pre-K Programs

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Our early care and education programs provide learning experiences which are critical for children birth to five.  Utilizing research based curriculum and practices, we offer a high quality educational environment designed to inspire children’s developmental skills.

Building, Libraries & Technology

Lynwood’s schools have endured years of deferred maintenance.  The District’s long list of capital needs includes replacement or major repairs of deteriorating buildings and facilities, replacing obsolete and broken equipment, investments to overcome a deep technology deficit, renovating outdated libraries, and investments in new athletic facilities and equipment.    

Family Health & Wellbeing

Lynwood believes in the whole health and well-being of students and families.  The District’s "Health Collaborative" connects students and families with a variety of on-site and community-based programs offering a healthcare, mental health, and social services.  Specialized assistance is provided to families experiencing homelessness and children living in foster care. 

 

Sports

Sports play an essential role in helpings students develop lifelong habits associated with physical fitness and healthy lifestyles and learning how to work as a team.  A variety of sports and physical fitness programs are offered such as baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and mixed martial arts.