Our beautiful school in Carbondale, Colorado
Welcome to Crystal River Elementary School!
Running Rams have had 65 1st through 4th graders running weekly after school, collectively clocking over 30 miles!
Science lessons from Raul
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
Visiting Author Karla Oceanak
Karla Oceanak, author of the Aldo Zelnick series, visits CRES to kick off I Love to Read Month.
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
PTO Pumpkin Patch
The CRES PTO sells pumpkins to raise money for our school
3rd Grade Field Trip to Maroon Bells
3rd graders expand on what they've learned in the classroom as they study science at Maroon Bells.
Second graders got to Skype with Chris Tomer, the meteorologist for Fox News Denver and author of Sleeping on the Summits. Chris helped kick off their weather unit for project-based learning!
CRES students teach their parents math games during Math Night!
First Graders participate in ice skating at the Gus Darien Ice Rink during PE.
Mr. K has a surprise twin on pajama day.
Students display their knowledge of grade-level math concepts during Math Night.
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 are up to this year:
Regular School Hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 7:55am - 3:15pm
Wednesdays: 7:55am - 1:45pm
Our office is open from 7:30am - 4:00pm.