Award Year: 2017
Crestview Elementary School endeavors, through the shared commitment of parents, teachers, and the school community, to provide a secure, positive learning environment that strives for academic excellence while encouraging all students to achieve their individual potential -- both in the classroom and in the community.
- Black/African American: 7%
- White: 21%
- Hispanic: 67%
- Two or more races: 4%
- ELL: 33%
- Economically Disadvantaged: 65%
Crestview Elementary, The Best School on the Planet!
Crestview Elementary resides in the quaint city of Live Oak, a small suburb of San Antonio, Texas, where it is the heart of the community. Crestview strives for academic excellence, believing that staff, students, parents, and community members all contribute to, and participate in, school culture and student success. The entire school community embraces the philosophy of "All Hands on Deck." The fusing of the entire school community has been a determining factor that has set Crestview apart and brought high levels of success for all student populations. Crestview believes that the success of each student is the responsibility of every stakeholder.
Crestview teachers utilize a variety of instructional methods to address unique learning styles and to maintain authentic student engagement. Students learn from each other without fear of failure and work together to build content knowledge and confidence in academic abilities. Crestview students come with an abundance of unique cultural backgrounds that allow for culturally diverse teachable moments and personal growth. Crestview takes a sincere interest in learning what makes each student unique. Crestview creates opportunities to cultivate the whole child by providing students the opportunity to get involved in extra-curricular activities through fine arts, technology, and an array of after-school clubs and organizations.
Administration and teachers set high expectations and instill the importance of perseverance and hard work. This mindset is active and thriving at Crestview and has shaped our school motto that "Crestview is the Best School on the Planet!"