Castleton Elementary School

80 Scott Avenue, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-7755 • F: (518) 732-0495
James Derby, Principal

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Elementary School Honor Choir
CES students SED Commissioner MaryEllen Elia listens to students

Elementary School Students Perform in Honor Choir

Congratulations to our students who performed in the Elementary School Honor Choir at the NYS School Music Teachers Association’s annual conference in Albany!

CES Students Raise Money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The CES K-Kids, together with the CES community and Story Place Preschool, raised a total of $3,315.96 during their Penny Wars fundraiser. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of Emily and Bella. Kindergarten students raised the highest amount of money with $775.84. Great job!

SED Commissioner Visits Schodack Schools

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visited Schodack CSD on Apr. 1 to see first-hand the great learning happening in our classrooms. Read more...

Open HouseCES Open Houses

Castleton Elementary School will hold the following Open Houses, offering students an opportunity to meet their teachers, see their classrooms and drop off school supplies.

  • Gr. 1 Open House - Thursday, Aug. 25 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
  • Crystal Martin (Grade 3) - Friday, Sept. 2 from 11:00 a.m. to noon

Kindergarten RegistrationRegister Kindergartners Now for 2016-17 School Year

Parents of children who will attend kindergarten in the fall are encouraged to register their children now. Registration forms are available here or by calling Jill Hanrahan at 732-2124 ext. 1368. A child must be 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2016 to attend kindergarten in September.


School SuppliesSupply Lists for 2016-17

Freeze Pops at Playground with Principal James Derby - Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

CES families are encouraged to come to the school playground on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. where Principal James Derby will give out freeze pops and meet with students and parents. Hope to see you there! Posted 8/15/16.


School LunchCost of School Lunch Increases by 10 Cents

Please note school lunches will increase 10 cents next year to $2.50 for CES students. Breakfast will remain at $1.25. If you believe you may qualify for the federal Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk Program, please see this application form for details. Posted 8/01/16.

Student creating artCheck Out the Art Department's Facebook Page

Do you have a student taking art in the second half of the school year? Make sure to check out the Art Department's Facebook page to see what they're learning in the classroom. Posted 3/16/16.


Bus Note and Student Pick-Up Note Forms

To help ensure the safety of our students, CES parents are asked to please use the following forms:

  • Bus Note Form - If your child needs to take a different school bus home.
  • Pick-Up Note Form - If you plan to pick up your child from school. (If you pick up your child every day from school, only one note is necessary at the beginning of each school year.)

Have a Question About Student Arrival/Dismissal or Visiting CES?

Visit the Elementary Office/Info webpage for information about arrival and dismissal procedures, visitor information, and more.