1 . Complete the Smart Aid Application
General information needed to complete the application:
  • Current income
  • Household expenses
  • Current asset and debt information
2 . Documents to Upload onto the Smart Aid Website
After completing the application you will be prompted to upload the following documents to the Smart Aid website:
  • Tax return (for the 2020-21 award year the 2018 tax return is required) with all schedules (this includes if you have either an S-Corp or Partnership listed on Schedule E or your 1040, please submit the corresponding K-1's and form 1065 or 1120S)
  • All W-2 and/or 1099 forms (2018 form are required for the 2020-21 year)
  • Most recent pay stubs (if applicable)
In 2017, Geffen Academy students created an all-inclusive, non-elected Student Council. All students who were interested in influencing the school's policies and culture met multiple times before deciding on a structure that allowed for students to play to their strengths.

Both Middle School and Upper School Student Councils run parallel committees that focus on various aspects of student life. A representative from each committee meets with Student Council Advisors weekly to share updates on their work and elicit support from others.

Committees include:

List of 5 items.

  • Community Service

  • Events

  • Media Relations

  • School Policy

  • Student Life