Special Program

Conflict Resolution/Management
A Conflict Resolution curriculum is in place in all classrooms, grades K-5. Students learn to understand and value individual differences, as well as strategies to use when they have a disagreement with others.

Torrance Tykes State Preschool
Half day preschool offered free of charge to income-qualified families. Preschool classes located on the following elementary campuses:  Arlington, Carr, Edison, Lincoln, Torrance Elementary and Wood. Children must be 3 years old by September 1st and toilet trained to apply. Priority is given to children that turn 4 years old by September 1st. Enrollment is through Torrance Tykes at (310) 972-6490.

Student Council
Student Council provides students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and learn about the democratic process. Student Council members are elected officers and classroom representatives. Student Council plans and sponsors school spirit days and fundraisers. Funds raised by Student Council support student activities and gifts to the school that benefit students directly.

YMCA Before and After School Care
The YMCA offers before and after school care on the John Adams campus. The program hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The YMCA operates this program. For further information, please contact the main YMCA at (310) 325-5885.

Youth Group
Information about youth organizations and activities available in the community is sent home with students as it becomes available. Additional copies of flyers are available in the school office