Sunset View Elementary School

Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque, NM

The school’s light-filled, central core, draws students to the Media Center, a space featuring brightly painted walls and cozy reading spots.  Central core elements include the administrative area, cafeteria, and gymnasium.  Classrooms, kindergartens, and flexible program spaces flank the school core.  Playfields, age focused playgrounds, and designated pathways for pedestrians, buses, and parents keep the 650 students safe. The school can be closed off to allow after- hours access to the gymnasium for events.

The school received an Energy Star rating of 89.