Carbondale Community School

Classrooms

“An education isn’t how much you’ve committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t. It’s knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and it’s knowing how to use the information you get.” — William Feather Our teachers are building their new classroom blogs over the summer. Please check back near the beginning of the school year…

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Traditions

Traditions

Back-to-School Nights CCS hosts one BTS Night Barbeque in September. On these evenings parents can expect updates from the principal as well as an overview from the teachers on curriculum, assessment, outdoor education, how the classroom(s) will be structured, what students can expect, and much more. El Tioga This long-time school tradition, which is (to the surprise of many) a made-up name, is a learning center fundraiser, primarily for outdoor education trips. Every Friday, an…

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Integrated Programs

Integrated Programs

The Arts The arts — including visual arts, performing arts, ceramics and music — are integrated into the daily classroom curriculum with projects, visiting artists and parent volunteers. Students engage in formal art classes with the art teacher 2-3 times a week. Music is used as part of everyday classroom experiences and all-school meetings. Social/Emotional Program The sound development of the physical, emotional, and social well being of the student is an essential component of…

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Our School

Our School

Welcome to the Carbondale Community School, a K-8 public charter school of the Roaring Fork School District! With 135 students, CCS provides a balanced, integrated curriculum that encourages inquisitive, independent and self-motivated learners, incorporating strong academic skills woven into project-based learning opportunities. This curriculum is achieved within the context of community, service, social-emotional development, outdoor education, and the visual and performing arts. CCS strives to maintain a healthy social, emotional, and physical environment with high…

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