Admissions Open House

Admissions Open House

You are invited to come to Crestmont School’s Admissions Open House. Crestmont School is the Bay Area’s only cooperative K-8 school. Located in the scenic hills of Richmond, California, near the El Cerrito border, it was founded in 1969 with the goal of creating an environment that encourages curiosity, critical…
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…
Book Fair!

Book Fair!

Come to our Annual Crestmont Book Fair this week! Our book fair is open to the public and a percentage of the proceeds go to support our school library. Dates: November 2-3 Times: 7:30am-8:30am, 12:00pm – 1:15pm, and 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Crestmont Goes Camping

Crestmont Goes Camping

Every year, Crestmont families come together near the beginning of the school year for a fun camping trip. There’s something about being out in nature out of cell service – finding garter snakes, playing games, eating junk food (so much junk food!), getting dirty (so much dirt!) – that brings…
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…