Crestmont Announces Middle School Expansion

Crestmont Announces Middle School Expansion

We are excited to share the news that Crestmont School will begin expansion to a K-8 school next year, 2017-18, starting with our first 6th Grade class! Middle school is a time of intense growth – physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. It is a critical time in the development of…
Read for the Record

Read for the Record

Crestmont participated in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, the world’s largest shared reading experience, reaching over 2 million people. Thirty kids (and their teachers) from kindergarten, first, and second grade listened to one of our parents read Quackers, a story about a cat who thinks he’s a duck. It’s a…

Crestmont is looking for a new Head of School!

Crestmont is looking for a new Head of School! Check out the job listing below and email jobs@crestmontschool.org if you are interested. Crestmont School is a unique cooperative school located in the scenic hills of Richmond, California. It was founded in 1969 with the goal of creating an environment that would encourage…
POSTPONED – Community Harvest Fest

POSTPONED – Community Harvest Fest

Due to the increase in smoke and air quality advisories, the Community Harvest Fest will be POSTPONED until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. ———————————— Crestmont’s Community Harvest Fest is Saturday, October 14th from 11-2 PM. This year’s festival will be a collaboration between Open Door and Crestmont School…
Beth Touchette on NPR: Eclipse!

Beth Touchette on NPR: Eclipse!

Our very own Beth Touchette on the NPR segment Perspectives: Eclipse! When I described our journey to the upcoming solar eclipse’s path of totality to my sister, she questioned why we are driving 20 hours round trip and spending two nights in a dusty, crowded Eastern Oregon campground for two…
Spring Gala & Auction March 25

Spring Gala & Auction March 25

The Fundraising Team is busy planning this years Gala for all adults to enjoy on Saturday, March 25th from 6-11 pm at the Hillside Community Church in El Cerrito. This year we will have live music, hors d’oeuvres, libations and a fantastic chef prepared dinner! Saturday March 25th 6:00pm –…
Our Science Program In Action

Our Science Program In Action

Crestmont Science Teacher Beth Touchette recently led the 4th/5th grade classes through a unit of study called “Super Animals”. The children studied many aspects of animal physiology including digestive systems, skin/scales/fur, and different types of teeth. In particular they focused on how animal bodies differ to make the animals successful…
Come to the Crestmont Flea Market!

Come to the Crestmont Flea Market!

Please join us for a completely unique and wonderful Crestmont tradition: Crestmont Flea Market Thursday, February 2nd Between 1:00 and 2:30 PM At Crestmont School, 6226 Arlington, Richmond Grab your quarters and dimes and bring your shopping bag! At the Crestmont Flea Market, you’ll find unique student-made crafts and artwork,…
Tours and Information Events

Tours and Information Events

Interested in learning more about Crestmont School? Those considering Crestmont School for the 2017-18 school year can click the green button below to schedule a tour starting in October.  The full list of tour dates, as well as more information about applying to Crestmont School, can be found here.  For K-4th…