A New Way of Learning

School in the Park

School in the Park is a multi-visit museum program that blends formal and informal learning with a Common Core focus by utilizing the rich resources of Balboa Park.


Students visit outdoor and indoor settings in variety of cultural institutions. Each curriculum is crafted to engage students in learning that has real world connections.


Families In The Park (FITP) is an opportunity for Rosa Parks and Wilson parents to visit SITP to learn about museum activities and available resources for their children.

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Final Reports

2016-17 Report Summary Serving 930 students from Rosa Parks Elementary and Wilson Middle School this year, School in the Park… Read More

School in the Park In The News!

Inside California Education, a new public television series recently featured School in the Park! Click here to watch the 4:50… Read More

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Meet Our Team
SITP Staff

The primary role of our staff is to act as liaison between museum and school personnel, assist educators in providing a rich educational experience, and ensure the safety of our students while at SITP.

Museum Educators

Museum educators co-create with SITP a curriculum grounded in Common Core while utilizing the tremendous resources of their museums, educational institutions and Balboa Park.

School Sites

Rosa Parks Elementary School and Wilson Middle School participate attend SITP. All third, fourth, and fifth grade students spend eight weeks, and sixth and seventh grades spend four weeks with us at Balboa Park.

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