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CMHS Foundation Mission

“Enhancing educational opportunities for Costa Mesa Middle & High School students.”

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Academy of Creative Expression

CMHS offers students the benefits of a private conservatory education with an arts focus.

Upcoming Events

Costa Mesa High School Foundation’s Annual Gala. Date and location to be announced.

The Costa Mesa High School Foundation was formed in 2003 to manage an endowment donated by CJ Segerstrom & Sons that funds enhanced educational opportunities at Costa Mesa Middle & High School. During the first 10 years, the Foundation contributed more than $502,000 in teacher grants directly from the interest earned on the endowment. In 2013, the Foundation began to fundraise for additional discretionary funding with the Annual Gala and Home Tour. We now have four signature events annually: the Costa Mesa Community Run in April; Summer Mixer; Fall Gala; and December Home Tour.


The Costa Mesa High School Foundation is a charitable 501 C3 organization and donations are tax deductible. To make a donation or learn more, please contact us.