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Friendship Club - The Friendship Foundation

Friendship Club

The Friendship Foundation has school-sanctioned clubs located in various high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools throughout the South Bay. General and special education students join together to eat lunch, socialize, play games, and attend school functions as a group.


This program encourages awareness
for students in general education and
creates an environment in which
friendships can develop with students
in special education.

Creating A Welcoming Campus

Because of this program, the students
in special education see familiar faces
or even a friend in the hallways, cafeteria,
and around school, creating a more
welcoming school environment.

Ana Marcelletti, School Club Teacher
"I feel that Friendship Clubs are essential on every campus because they make it possible for kids who don't normally interact with each other to develop friendships. The Friendship Club on our campus has given students the opportunity to expand their experiences and has given parents peace of mind knowing their child is accepted by their peers.
As a teacher, I want to share that the Friendship School Club has been the best thing that has happened on our campus for ALL students. The smiles, the anticipation and the energy on club days is exhilarating. Students leave with a smile on their faces and I leave with a smile in my heart."

Active School Clubs

El Segundo Unified School District

El Segundo Middle School

El Segundo High School

Centinela Valley Union High School District

Lawndale High School

Hawthorne High School

Hermosa Unified School District

Hermosa Valley Elementary School Level

Hermosa Valley Middle School Level

Hermosa View Elementary School        

Lawndale Elementary School District

Jane Addams Middle School

Torrance Unified School District

West High School

Casimir Middle School

Victor Elementary School

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Palos Verdes High School

Peninsula High School

Palos Verdes Intermediate School

Miraleste Intermediate School                                 

Point Vicente Elementary School               

Rancho Vista Elementary School

Mira Catalina Elementary

Ridgecrest Intermediate School

Silver Spur Elementary School

Soleado Elementary School

Silver Spur Elementary School

Dapplegray Elementary School


Chadwick High School

Redondo Beach Unified School District

Redondo Union High School

Adams Middle School

Parras Middle School

Lincoln Elementary School

Beryl Elementary School

Wiseburn School District

Dana Middle School

Davinci High School

Manhattan Beach Unified School District

Mira Costa High School

Manhattan Beach Middle School

Pacific Elementary School

Grand View Elementary School

Robinson Elementary School

Lennox School District

Felton Elementary School

Lennox Middle School

Leander Independent School District (TX)

Vista Ridge High School

If you are interested in starting a Friendship School Club on your campus please call our office at
(310) 214-6677.

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