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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!

Recent News from #oneCCPS

February 13th, 2020

Free online preregistration open for incoming kindergarteners

Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold Kindergarten Registration Day for the Class of 2033 on April 16 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 

Families of incoming kindergarten students are strongly encouraged to preregister, completing required paperwork online for free and saving time on the actual Kindergarten Registration Day.

February 12th, 2020

Wednesday Spotlight: Chesterfield County School Board approves 2020-21 school year calendars

The Chesterfield County School Board approved the 2020-21 school year calendars during its February business meeting, expressing its appreciation to those who provided feedback and input throughout the calendar adoption process and noting that several changes had been made due to constituents’ voices.

Notable changes from the original draft presented in January include: moving parent-teacher conference day to earlier in November; reinstating Presidents Day as a student/staff holiday; and making the Friday before Spring Break a full-day holiday for students and staff instead of a three-hour early release. 

February 5th, 2020

Wednesday Spotlight – School division enrollment continues to climb- projections show nearly 70 thousand students in the next 10 years

Approximately 45,000 households entrust their most precious possessions – more than 63,000 children – to Chesterfield County Public Schools daily. Strong academic performance, a variety of course selections and outstanding teachers, support staff and administrators continue to drive family interest in Chesterfield County Public Schools. The reputation of the county’s schools often inspires families to … Read More