Rocketship Mosaic Elementary

Owner: Launchpad Development Company
Operator: Rocketship Education
Architect: Artik Art & Architecture
Contractor: Robert A. Bothman Inc

Serving up to 550 kindergarten through fifth-grade students, the new two-story Rocketship Mosaic Elementary School was built by Enviroplex in partnership with Artik Art & Architecture and Launchpad Development Company.

Project Overview

The well-arranged interior spaces are comprised of administration and dedicated staff offices, classrooms for traditional curriculum, a multi-purpose room with serving kitchen, boys’ and girls’ and staff multi-fixture restrooms and IDF data and storage spaces.

Innovation is a core value for Rocketship Education, which encourages new ideas from it’s staff and students as well as its design professionals.  By incorporating a Truth Wall in each classroom, the building has become a teaching tool: students can see the inner layers of construction materials and learn about the building systems around them.

Living Walls, another innovative design element, feature lush green plants that produce high-quality indoor air and help students learn science through gardening. Eliminating the achievement gap so that every student isn’t restricted by a “destiny of demographics” is Rocketship Education’s mission; building facilities that support academic excellence is Enviroplex’s commitment to its educational customers.


Launchpad Development Company


San Jose, California

Project Scope and Size

A 130′ x 80′ back-to-back design, with 8-foot-wide double-loaded interior corridors

21,500-square-foot building








Key Features

  • 130′ x 80′ back-to-back design
  • 8-foot-wide double-loaded interior corridors
  • Three-coat stucco exterior
  • Decorative VCT flooring
  • Custom suspended canopies over doorways
  • Concrete interior stairwell with recycled rubber treads
  • Custom casework
  • Boys’ and girls’ multi-fixture restrooms
  • Pre-engineered fire sprinkler system
  • Elevator with matching exterior finishes
  • Gyp-Crete flooring
  • Single-ply 50-mil roof with 25-year warranty
  • Individual HVAC controls in each classroom

Green Building Features

  • Kohler low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • High-efficiency HVAC with three-phase electrical panels
  • Armstrong Green Genie ceiling tiles
  • Low-VOC adhesives, sealants, paint and coatings
  • Title 24–certified cool roof
  • Low-E dual-glazed windows
  • Certified low-VOC emission sheet vinyl in restrooms
  • R-30 insulation in roof; R-19 insulation in walls

From Our Clients

“It is so great to see all of our children back at school. I really did miss them over the summer! And it is an extra special treat that our children are now in classrooms that are much more conducive for learning. The favorite comment from the children is, ‘the bathrooms are so clean and there’s green handles for the flushers.’ You have to love children’s expressions; I smile all day long.”

Kathleen Brewster

Albert Schweitzer Elem. School

“The Evergreen School District has used Enviroplex buildings for over ten years. We have purchased over 150 classrooms, bathrooms, and library buildings in various configurations. The newer configurations with pitched metal roofs, stucco-like finish, thicker installation, and internal HVAC units have been well received by our teachers and community. We also appreciate Enviroplex’s commitment to deliver the buildings on time for our accelerated eight-week summer construction schedule. During the last two years we have purchased 39 units, and they were all received during the one week window we gave Enviroplex.”

James Crawford

Evergreen School District

“Our students and teachers are truly enjoying and appreciating your classrooms. Enviroplex delivered this project as promised, on time, per specification and with minimal change orders. I realize how difficult this can be on a multi-million dollar project. We are entirely satisfied with the feel and sound quality of your concrete paneled floor system. I have heard zero complaints from our “1st Floor Teachers”. Thank you again for a very favorable construction experience.”

Roy Miller

Emery Unified School District

“We are thrilled with the result of our beautiful renovation. We now have 5 new classrooms to replace our ‘1962’ portables and trailer. It has been exhilarating to watch the weekly progress this summer. Our landscaping, classroom and parking lot makeover has greatly improved our community school.”

Kathleen Brewster

Albert Schweitzer Elem. School