Crescent Elementary School1001 Anderson DriveSuisun City, CA 94585
The new Crescent Elementary School provides 32 classrooms and approximately 48,800 square feet of usable building space. The new school replaces the old Crescent Elementary School where students were housed in temporary portable classrooms. This state-of-the-art educational facility has up to 12 computer data drops per classroom, fiber optic digital phones, and cable TV in each classroom. The classrooms also have in-room sinks, built in cabinetry, lots of windows for natural lighting, and a spacious open floor plan. The school has a centrally located library with wiring for computer access and open clerestory windows for natural lighting.
The new multipurpose room has a gym floor for basketball and volleyball sports, a stage for theater and band performances, built-in seating and a full-service kitchen. Large open windows in the multipurpose room allow for natural lighting during daytime hours. In front of the building, are architecturally pleasing shade structures that provide a break from the weather for students awaiting pick-up after school.The School also has two separate playgrounds, one for kindergartners and one for older children. Both playgrounds have specialized rubberized surfacing to minimize injuries and give kids a soft landing area.
The site incorporates modern storm water Best Management Practices to minimize pollution reaching the neighboring Suisun Marsh. The District built an on-site wetland to help mitigate impacts to surrounding native plants and animals.
The school opened its doors to students on September 7th, 2004. The new school was funded through local Measure C with matching funds from the State. The school was constructed by West Coast Contractors of Fairfield. Facility Services of Napa provided Construction Management. VBN Architects of Oakland designed the facility.