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Principal's Message

Welcome to Crescent Heights Language Arts/Social Justice Magnet Elementary School! Crescent Heights serves approximately 367 students from Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade.  It is an honor to be the principal at Crescent Heights and get to work with such a fantastic group of dedicated and caring educators. I am fully dedicated to making sure that Crescent Heights Elementary School will be safe, welcoming and an exceptional place for success and learning. My goal is to build a strong, exciting plan that provides for an outstanding educational experience for all students. Our children deserve no less!


Crescent Heights is a student-centered school that prides itself on working closely with families to create an exceptional learning environment for our students. Our goal is to provide an environment and educational experience that enables all students to become successful members of our community through consistent social and academic development. Our staff is committed to delivering to all of our students a premier educational experience directly aligned to the California Content State Standards.  We strive to provide a positive, safe, and engaging learning environment filled with a variety of programs and services to meet the varied learning needs of our students.


We follow a set of shared values that guide our beliefs about teaching and learning. We know that high expectations for student achievement combined with adequate support and intervention will result in academic proficiency and growth. At Crescent Heights, our focus is to help children learn and grow. To do this, our teaching and professional development must be intentional and purposeful. Cooperation, collaboration, and communication are an important part of our educational success. At Crescent Heights, we strive to be life-long learners. We believe it is important to model respect and foster a caring school culture where students feel valued and appreciated. Finally, we believe in building partnerships between school, home, and community. Through these shared values and beliefs, students experience an education that is profound and lasting. We recognize that a successful school experience is the result of a shared responsibility between the home and the school.  Our staff is committed to ensuring your student receives the greatest learning experience possible, and we see you, the parents and guardians, as our partners in the learning process.  We firmly believe that when the home and school work together as a team, our students gain immeasurable benefits. 


As the Principal of Crescent Heights LA/SJ Magnet Elementary School, I pledge to you that our students are our number one priority.  Please know that we are here to support you and your student, and we welcome you to contact us if there is any way we can further assist you in meeting your child's needs.  I look forward to another exciting year working with our Crescent Heights LA/SJ Magnet Elementary community and families.