Crescent has demonstrated itself as a leader in STEM education, receiving the California Gold Ribbon award in 2016. Our school has also won VEX Robotics international recognition since 2013. Crescent has displayed technology leadership with the implementation of a coding program. Google CS has been selected after careful analysis of programs for the purpose of incorporating parent engagement and student independence.
Crescent also has a STEM lab where students have opportunity to express themselves creatively doing stop motion film on iPads, STEM challenges with a maker space, coding on dedicated Chromebooks, and programing Dash and Ozobot robotics.
During the 2020-2021 school year, Crescent increased available technology by implementing 1:1 devices in all grade levels.
Teachers have successfully implemented AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program strategies in general education grades 4-6 to promote career and college readiness and to close the achievement gap. These strategies teach students the fundamentals of learning, study of academic behavioral skills.