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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CES students SED Commissioner MaryEllen Elia listens to students WNYT Story on Challenger Students volunteer for CVAS Jump Rope for Heart Paul Caiano with students Students work together at Museum of Science and Innovation

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...

WNYT Features 5th Grade Project

Thank you WNYT for visiting Castleton Elementary School on Apr. 1 for a story about our 5th graders using tablets to edit movie presentations of their experiences at the Challenger Learning Center at the Museum of Innovation & Science. Watch the video here...

3rd Graders Hold World Gala Event

Third graders held a World Gala on Mar. 22, the culmination of a four-week research project. Students created tri-fold displays, brought ethnic food to share, and found outfits so they could transform into the young people from the country they studied. Great job! More photos...

CES Students Raise Record Amount for American Heart Association

"The CES K-Kids are extremely proud to announce we raised over $7,100 at our annual Jump Rope for Heart event which benefits the American Heart Association!" said School Social Worker Jennifer Sober. "This is the highest amount we have ever raised at this event!" Great job! More photos...

WNYT Meteorologist Paul Caiano Answers Students' Questions

WNYT Meteorologist Paul Caiano visited CES Feb. 10 to answer 1st graders' questions about weather. Students had great questions such as what causes lightning, why are there different seasons and why are clouds different colors. Mr. Caiano shared with students how important math and science are to his job. Thank you Mr. Caiano!

Gr. 5 Students Learn to Work Together at miSci Museum

Fifth graders worked together on a simulated space mission at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science in Schenectady. Students took the roles of scientists and engineers as one group went to a space station where they determined coordinates for a comet and then had to relay the data back to students in the control center.

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

Register for STEAM Camp at CES - Aug. 15 - 19

Castleton Elementary School will offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Camp for students currently in grades 3-5 from Aug. 15-19. More information is available on this registration form. For questions, please email Amy Hirschoff or Scott Charlebois. Posted 6/13/16.

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.