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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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July 27th, 2020

2020-2021 Chromebook Distribution

As part of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ plan to start the school year in a virtual learning environment, all prek-12 students will be provided with a personal learning device for use at home or school when we eventually return to in-person instruction. Any registered Chesterfield County Public Schools student not yet assigned a school division-issued […]

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July 21st, 2020

School Board approves virtual start to 2020-21 school year

Phased-in re-entry plan would include meeting task force-developed metrics The Chesterfield County School Board voted Monday night to start the 2020-21 school year in a virtual learning setting, with students participating online at home while teachers teach from their classrooms. Meanwhile, Superintendent Dr. Merv Daugherty will create a public health task force to determine key […]

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July 17th, 2020

Project Restart FAQ

Chesterfield County Public Schools has hosted approximately 100 meetings with family and staff members during the past several weeks. These virtual town halls, focus groups and meetings with community leaders have resulted in more than 1,000 questions submitted electronically via a shared Google Doc and approximately 10,000 questions/comments/suggestions left in social media chat rooms during […]

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