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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

January 24th, 2020

FY 2021 BUDGET CALENDAR

The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a series of budget work sessions to unpack funding requests made within the Superintendent’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget. Each budget work session is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the large conference room at the School Administration Building, located at 9900 Krause Road. Agendas for … Read More

January 17th, 2020

School Board seeks input on proposed 2020-21 calendar

The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendars for 2020-21, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com. 

The School Board is scheduled to vote Feb. 11 on the 2020-21 calendar, as well as the 2020-21 year-round school calendar for Bellwood and Falling Creek elementary schools. 

Comments may be emailed to calendar@ccpsnet.net by Feb. 4 . 

The proposed calendars for 2020-21 accompany this news release; here are some highlights:

January 16th, 2020

Schools to Watch honors seventh Chesterfield school

The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform seeks to improve academic and developmental outcomes for all students in the middle grades annually by identifying schools that exemplify best practices, promote effective policies, develop leadership, and engage their community. This national group of educators is committed to promoting academic achievement and the best practices that go into engaging students, helping them achieve and celebrating the healthy development of our young people.  

Providence Middle School last week joined the ranks of Chesterfield County schools to be honored with the national Schools to Watch designation. There are now seven Chesterfield County middle schools with this honor.