Crestview Elementary School

Ashland, Ohio

The Crestview Local School District is nestled in a rural area just outside Ashland, Ohio. This new pre-K to 3 building has been constructed to alleviate crowding at a school building that once housed pre-K to 8. Constructed as a masonry load-bearing building with a standing-seam metal roof, this school embraces the warm textures of this material in its design and ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY414COST PER SQ FT$119.80FEATURED IN2006 Architectural Portfolio a structure that generates great community pride.

Within the school building itself are four classrooms per grade. The pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade occupy the north wing, and the second and third grades occupy the south wing. Considerable thought was given to this division of grades; shared spaces, activities and administration act as the link between the two. Music and art classes provide a basis for student enrichment and diversity.

As a part of the site development and the campus concept, a ring road was constructed on site to reduce the amount of school-related bus traffic on local roadways during peak times.