The Beacon Park K-8 School for Irvine Unified School District has been designed to meet criteria developed by the Collaborative for High-Performance Schools, which helps establish campuses that are healthy, comfortable, energy-efficient and aligned with modern teaching and learning. The school opened in August 2016, under the new Education Specifications, continuing Irvine Unified's tradition of excellent of providing a state-of-the-art facility for students, families, and staff. Classrooms are equipped with couches, comfy chairs, and pillows as well as traditional desks so that each student can configure them in a way they can best focus on learning. Teachers can also adjust the furniture based on how they want to teach that day, such as splitting them into small groups or lecturing in front of them.
Beacon Park will accommodate approximately 1,000 students at capacity, in grades kindergarten through eight, in the Great Park Neighborhoods.
This state-of-the-art campus includes the latest educational technologies and a variety of amenities including:
• Student collaboration spaces across all grade levels
• Dedicated music classrooms
• Dedicated science classrooms in grades 6-8
• Innovation Lab
• Design Lab
• Parent Center
• Full-Court Gymnasium
• Dedicated kindergarten play area
• Large outdoor play field
• Hard court activities including handball and tetherball equipment
• Dedicated fitness lab for students in grades 6-8
Irvine Unified School District