Carbondale Community School

Admissions

The Carbondale Community School is a public charter school of the Roaring Fork School District. As a charter school, we are funded by the State and individual donations, charge no tuition, are non-discriminatory in admissions and provide an alternative within the public school framework. Admissions Criteria and Lottery Because there is greater demand for admissions than we have space for students, we use an annual lottery system to select students for enrollment. All students are eligible for…

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Parent Reps

Who are the parent reps? A group of parents who serve as liaisons between the classrooms and the parent community. Specifically, each parent rep is the contact person between the teacher(s) and the parents of that teacher’s class. One of the key roles of the parent rep group is to help the parent community become aware of and engaged in opportunities to participate in the school. What do parent reps do?
 The goals for the…

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Volunteering

Parents are important members of the CCS community. The success of the school was borne of and continues to depend upon active parent volunteers. We invite you to get involved in your children’s education! If you have a special talent, skill or passion you would like to contribute, the Parent Reps would like to connect you with opportunities to participate, including the Parent Forum, Parent Workdays, Outdoor Education, Learning Center volunteers, fundraising events, the Studio Tour, the…

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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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