Our beautiful school in Carbondale, Colorado
Welcome to Crystal River Elementary School!
Ribbon cutting ceremony for CRES's new outdoor classroom!
Running Rams have had 65 1st through 4th graders running weekly after school, collectively clocking over 30 miles!
Science lessons from Raul
CRES PE Program
Ice skating downtown during PE with Mr. Madsen
We Are Thankful...
We have so much to be thankful for at CRES!
Nordic Ski Unit
Second graders perfecting their Nordic skiing skills during PE
CRES Literacy Program
Fourth graders sharing their love of reading with the younger students
Mr. Stone's 3rd graders create a Buddy Bench during CREW
4th Annual Rams Run
With Mt. Sopris as a backdrop, CRES students run to raise money for their school
3rd graders learn about bike maintenance in preparation for an overnight biking/camping trip to nearby Rock Bottom Ranch
Welcome to Crystal River Elementary School
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!
Find out more about what our kids were up to during the 2015-2016 school year:
2016-2017 Back to School Schedule:
Wednesday, August 10: School Office Opens 8am-4pm; New Teachers Report
Wednesday, August 17: All Teachers Report
Week of August 22: Back-to-School Family Picnic (date TBD)
Wednesday, August 24: First Day of School - Grades 1-4
Wednesday, August 24 & Thursday, August 25: Kindergarten Orientation
Friday, August 26: First Day of School - Kindergarten
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 is some important information regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-17 school year:
- Kindergarten Tours/Visita de Kinder - call 970-384-5620 to sign up for a tour/llame al 970-384-5620 para hacer su cita.
- Kindergarten Registration/Registraciones de Kindergarten -
Please bring birth certificate, immunization records, and deposit for full-time kindergarten to the school office. Half-day 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.