Crystal River Elementary School is located in beautiful Carbondale, Colorado. Our staff is committed to providing an extraordinary education to our students! At Crystal River, students gain academic knowledge, social-emotional skills, and real world experiences. With some of the BEST teachers in the Roaring Fork Valley, we strive to engage students in the learning process, while meeting their individual needs. CRES is a great place to be, and we are proud to be YOUR neighborhood school!

School Hours:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 7:55am - 3:15pm

Wednesdays: 7:55am - 1:45pm (Enrichment Wednesdays dismisses at 3:15pm)

Our office is open from 7:30am - 4:00pm.

2016-17 Kindergarten Information

We look forward to having your child join the CRES learning community in the fall!  Here are important dates regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-17 school year:

  1. Kindergarten Tours/Visita de Kinder - call 970-384-5620 to sign up for a tour/llame al 970-384-5620 para hacer su cita
    • Thursday, February 4th 8:00-9:00am
    • Tuesday, February 23rd 9:30-10:30am
    • Tuesday, March 15th 1:00-2:00pm
  2. Kindergarten Open House/Noche de Conocimiento de Kinder -Thursday, April 7th 6:00pm
    Meet the teachers, see the classrooms and ask questions.  Registration packets will be available.
    Conosca los maestros, los salones, y aga preguntas.  Los paquetes de registracion estaran disponibles.
  3. Kindergarten Registration/Registraciones de Kindergarten - Tuesday, April 12th 7:30am-5:30pm
    Please bring birth certificate, immunization records, and deposit for full-time kindergarten.  Half time kindergarten is free.  Your child must be 5 years old by October 1, 2016 in order to attend kindergarten in the fall.  
    Usted necesita traer la acta de nacimiento, registros de vacunas, y deposito para tiempo completo de kinder para poder completar la registracion.  Su niño devera tener 5 años cumplidos para el dia 1ro de Octubre 2016, para que pueda asistir al kinder. 






  • 12 Feb 2016

    Sunny 49°F 20°F

  • 13 Feb 2016

    Partly Cloudy 53°F 21°F

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