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Message from the Principal

We would like to welcome you to Thelma Crenshaw Elementary School, home of the Cardinals. Our staff is committed to providing your child with the skills necessary for success in the future and for providing the best instructional program possible. We hope you will enjoy your visit to our web site and will find the pages informative and helpful.

Our enthusiastic teaching team takes pride in being actively involved in staff development, which allows them to meet the diverse needs of students enrolled at each grade level. Our instructional program encompasses classes in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and serves approximately 700 terrific kids.

Our teachers work diligently to develop creative lessons which are designed to challenge students and broaden their knowledge in all academic areas. Integrating technology across curriculum areas has been one of the many successful methods that Crenshaw teachers use consistently to reach the wide range of student needs.

Teamwork is the foundation of an exemplary school. Our school flourishes due to the active involvement of our team members: students, parents, community, and staff.

In our efforts to make the school’s program effective, we understand and support the importance of a working partnership between home and school. This cooperative attitude will enhance your child’s educational experience. Please read and discuss the information contained in our handbook. You will find it to be an excellent resource throughout the school year. Together we can make this a memorable year for our students at Crenshaw Elementary!

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Santa and his culinary elves enjoyed a wonderful pancake breakfast to kick off the festive holiday season! Happy holidays from the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center! @ChefChonko @ccpsinfo @CCPSCTE

As part of the #oneCCPS free PSAT For All initiative, all students in grades 8-11 took the PSAT during school in Oct. Scores will be released and delivered today, via students' College Board account. Join us on Tues., Dec. 17 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. for tips and helpful resources.

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December 4th, 2019

Chesterfield County Public Schools launches Hall of Fame

Over the course of 150-plus years, Chesterfield County Public Schools have been served by outstanding people. Whether it’s teachers, administrators, support staff or community volunteers, our nationally recognized school division has been supported by individuals who have given their time and talents to impact our students’ education in a meaningful way. In recognition of this … Read More

November 19th, 2019

Free literacy conference

Save the date! Chesterfield County Public Schools will be hosting a free literacy conference for Region 1 educators on Jan. 18, 2020! Breakout sessions will include topics geared toward administrators, elementary and secondary English teachers, ESL teachers, special education teachers, and literacy leaders. The keynote speaker, who will be announced soon, is a popular literacy leader.

November 14th, 2019

Six Chesterfield educators receive 2019 R.E.B Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized six Chesterfield County teachers with 2019 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony earlier this week. Five additional Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as award finalists.

These 11 Chesterfield County teachers will receive almost $70,000 in professional development grants. Nearly 30 outstanding public school teachers from across the region were selected as honorees.