Crescent Town Elementary School (Gr JK - 04)
Dare to Care Dare to Share Here to Learn
Crescent Town School, presently with over 720 students, serves a diverse ethnocultural and multilingual population. As part of the Model Schools for Inner City initiative, the staff, parents and community are committed to providing increased educational opportunities and rich learning experiences for the students.Read more
The Heart of the Community
Crescent Town School's Mission Statement
-Caring about each other and living together peacefully.
Library as the Hub of the School
The library is the "Learning Hub" of the school. Published authors and speakers often visit. Classroom partnering units with the teacher librarian occur and families participate in "Snuggle Up and Read" evenings with guest readers. Book exchange occurs before, after school and during school hours. Visit: http://ctlibrary.pbwork.com/ and http://crescenttown.pbwork.com Read more about Library as the Hub of the School
REA@CT Share Your Story
This year, the school has focused on enriching students literacy learning through REA@CT; Reading Empowers All at Crescent Town. Students, staff and parents have taken part in a day long conference focusing on sharing stories; written, oral and through the arts. Other events this year are highlighting and supporting parents in working and learning with their children.
With over 90% of the students speaking another language and with 54 languages represented, Crescent Town School works to support the home and school partnership. Students are supported in their learning through differentiated and experiential learning. Parents volunteer and regularly participate in workshops and are supported through the school's Settlement Worker.