Kindergarten

Adams Elementary School

Adams Elementary
Location:
Eugene, OR
Grade Level:
K
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6th
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PV System Size:
6.44 - kilowatts

In October 2011, Adams Elementary School installed a 6.44-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto the school building thanks to a grant from the Eugene Water & Electric Board. The installation marked Adams as the first school in the Eugene 4J School District to have a PV system.

In addition to helping build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators at Adams Elementary, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided Solar 4R Schools has transformed the school's existing PV system into an interactive classroom tool for educators throughout the district. Energy... Read full project narrative >>

Skyline School - Wind

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.00 - kilowatts

The wind turbine project at Skyline School represents the first time the school will be able to generate electricity for its own use. The raising of the wind turbine is also a first for Portland Public Schools. The turbine installation culminated in a renewable energy education event led by the Solar 4R Schools team, Skyline School teachers and volunteers. Students broke into teams to build and test their own wind turbines and measured the impact of blade size, shape and rotation. A slide presentation on solar and wind generation was also viewed during student assemblies that day. The... Read full project narrative >>

The Clearwater School

Location:
Bothell, WA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.00 - kilowatts

Located in Bothell, Washington, the Clearwater School was founded in 1996 and has been a Washington State certified private school since 1999. The school is a nonprofit 501(c)(3 organization that serves children ages 4-19 as a K-12 school. The educational experience at Clearwater provides a unique continuity for students who are able to begin kindergarten in the same school that they achieve their high school diploma.

As a Renewable School, Clearwater is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their photovoltaic (PV) system, and... Read full project narrative >>

Griffin Elementary School

Location:
Olympia, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.00 - kilowatts

The Griffin School District Solar Project was developed in collaboration with South Sound Solar, Inc., BEF and Puget Sound Energy. The project included the installation of a 2-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto Griffin Elementary School in Olympia, Washington. The six REC 215 panels feed a PV-powered 1,100-Watt inverter that synchronizes with the three phase commercial power that feeds the school. The unique structure uses the panels themselves as the roof, and the surrounding landscape allows for easy access to the system.

In addition to building a dedicated community of... Read full project narrative >>

Sunrise Elementary School

Location:
Redmond, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th

Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators within a single school or district, led by a designated “Teacher Champion.” In 2010, educators within Sunrise Elementary School in Redmond, Washington received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula, and complete access to the resources available on the Solar4RSchools.org website... Read full project narrative >>

Woodside Elementary

Location:
Bothell, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th

Woodside is a K-5 school with a diverse population of 650 students. Twenty different languages are represented by students at Woodside. Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators within a single school or district, led by a designated “Teacher Champion.”

In 2010, educators within Woodside Elementary School in Bothell, Washington received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula, and complete access to the resources available on the... Read full project narrative >>

Millennium Elementary School

Location:
Kent, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.00 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Millennium Elementary in Kent, Washington is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2-kilowatt photovoltaic system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The project helps support the science and technology programs at the school. This project was funded by Puget Sound Energy and was installed by A&R Solar.

In 2010, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's... Read full project narrative >>

Townsend K-12 School

Location:
Townsend, MT
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
28.00 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Townsend K-12 School in Washington state is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 28-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The PV system produces electricity for the school while providing an real-life educational lab for its students, staff and community. The system consists of 132 Kyocera® 210-watt panels. Under full sun conditions, the system has the potential to light 1,... Read full project narrative >>

Leadore School

Location:
Leadore, ID
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Leadore School is part of a small rural district located on a high mountainous valley with clear skies through fall, winter and spring. Snowfall is less than ten inches annually and prevailing winds prevent fog and long periods of cloud cover. Leadore School is the "Heart and Soul" of the South Lemhi County. The school provides a venue for education, entertainment and community involvement. With the high cost of energy, individuals, businesses, organizations and the school are seeking alternate forms of energy. 

As a Renewable School, Leadore School is building a dedicated community... Read full project narrative >>

Everett Christian School

Location:
Everett, WA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th

"Since 1926, Everett Christian School has been a school that seeks to meaningfully engage our students in the community that we are a part of, preparing students to be productive servants in this world."  In 2009, Everett Christian School received renewable classroom materials and a teacher training through a grant from Snohomish County PUD's Planet Power program. Read full project narrative >>

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