Hillside Elementary in Madera County wins award for design


Chawanakee Unified’s newest elementary schoo has received an award of distinction from the 2019 Education Design Showcase awards by School Planning & Management.

Hillside Elementary School opened in August 2018. The state-of-art school is located in Hillside Village, Tesoro Viejo’s residential village. It received the Project of Distinction award for its innovative design that features a 12-foot sliding door system that allows for innovative instruction. The oversized openings expand the learning space where teachers can collaborate with other teachers, as well as provide learning opportunities for students outside the traditional classroom walls.

The school educates students in transitional kindergarten through 8 th grade. Hillside Elementary School offers a strong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum.

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