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Welcome Back to School!

Students, Parents, and Guardians,

Welcome to the 2023-24 School year! We are finalizing preparations for a great school year for you and your students. We are committed to serving all students, parents, and staff with a safe, caring, learning-focused, and fun school environment. We proudly serve our diverse student population with their talents, needs, backgrounds, goals, and dreams.   

This webpage provides information on registration, transportation, school supplies, elementary PTO, and much more.  If you can not find any needed information or need help, please contact your child’s school building; the office staff are back and ready to help you.  If you need anything else, please don’t hesitate to contact my office at 765-362-2342. 

We are excited to see your student and grateful you have chosen to be an Athenian! 


Dr. Rex Ryker, Crawfordsville Superintendent
Your Feedback is Welcomed!

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New Student Registration

Please visit your student's new school during the following times.
Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26
8:00am to 12:00 pm and 1:00pm to 3:00pm

If you need to register your students after the designated times, please contact the school office.

Willson Preschool

Hose Elementary

Nicholson Elementary

Hoover Elementary




ESL Registration

Tuesday, July 25, 1:00pm to 5:00pm at Crawfordsville High School

Please contact your school's office for additional help.

Student Orientation

Crawfordsville Middle School

6th Graders - Thursday, August 3, 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Crawfordsville High School

Link Crew Leaders training for orientation - Wednesday, Aug. 2, 8:00am to 12:00pm

9th Graders - Friday, Aug. 4,

Link Leaders: 7:30am to 12:00pm

Freshmen: 8:30am to 12:00pm

Looking to get involved?

We'd love to have you join our PK-5th Grade Parent Teacher Organization.
Join us!

School Day Hours

Elementary Hours

Doors Open: 7:30am
First Bell: 8:00am
Tardy Bell: 8:05am
Dismissal: 2:35pm


Doors Open: 8:00am
Tardy Bell: 8:40am
Dismissal: 3:45pm

Late Start Wednesday (CMS & CHS)

Doors Open: 8:40am
Tardy Bell: 9:20am
Dismissal: 3:45pm

Chromebook Insurance for CHS Students

Chromebooks will be handed out to new students the first few days of school. Below is insurance protection for the device, which is recommended.
For additional information, view the flyer.

Please visit The Worth Ave Group's website to sign up for device insurance.  While not required, we strongly recommend signing up for an insurance policy.  The Worth Ave Group has been insuring 1:1 programs in Indiana for some time.  They bring knowledge and experience to insuring students' devices.  For a small fee of $27.00 or $32.00(per device) you'll be covered for a full year with no deductible.  Coverage includes:

  • Accidental Damage (Drops and Spills)
  • Cracked Screen
  • Liquid Submersion
  • Fire, Flood & Natural Disaster
  • Power Surge Due to Lightning
  • Theft, Vandalism, Robbery, Burglary


Coverage is per device.

Coverage Cost Information:

2023-2024 Juniors, and Seniors, prices will be $27.00- Dell 3100 Chromebook

2022-23 Freshmen and Sophomores will be $32.00.- Dell 3100 LTE Chromebook, Dell 3110 LTE Chromebook

Returning Student Registration

Please visit the PowerSchool Parent portal to register your students. You will need your student's Snapcode which was provided via mail and email.
For questions, please contact Laura Harris,

Open Lab for Registration

Tuesday, July 25th to Friday, August 5 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Crawfordsville High School

Thinking of college?

Parents, if you want to ensure your child is in one of our college-bound tracks, don't hesitate to get in touch with your school counselor or principal.     

Don't forget to sign up for our text messaging service via School Messenger!


Let's Go, Athenians!

Fall athletic seasons are here


We are excited to get started with high school athletics.  Fall practices begin for Girls Golf on Friday, July 28 and the remaining fall sports start on Monday, July 31st.  All student athletes and parents/guardians must complete signing off on all documents in Final Forms and have a completed physical on file at CHS before starting practice.  Links to the physical form and Final Forms can be located at  The athletic website also includes the contact information for head coaches at Crawfordsville so you may find out about practice times the first week of practice. 

Crawfordsville High School will once again be using GoFan for All-Sports Passes during the 2023-24 season.  Click on the All-Sports Pass Tab to purchase those passes.  With over 75 home events during the 23-24 school year, the All-Sports Pass is the way to go for families and fans of CHS athletics.

Parents and fans should subscribe to EventLink for up-to-date schedules for CHS athletic teams by going to  Subscribers will receive notifications of postponements, cancellations, and changes to our schedules.  The new CHS athletics webpage can provide fans with the ability to see weekly schedules for all of our sports teams or print a team's schedule.


Like the high school athletes, all student athletes and parents/guardians must complete signing off on all documents in Final Forms and have a completed physical on file at CHS before starting practice.  Links to the physical form and Final Forms can be located on the CMS Athletic page

Sports schedules can also be found on the CMS Athletic page

Athletic Passes - All sport passes for parents/families will be available for purchase in person at CMS during locker loading or in the front office. $50 for a single pass and $125 for a family pass. Locker loading is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 1, 9:00am to 12:00pm and Thursday, Aug. 3, 4:00pm to 7:00pm

CMS students may purchase the 2023-24 CMS Spirit Shirt for $25 as their Student Athletic Pass.  This gets students into all home events except for tourneys and invitationals.  These will be available at locker loading and for sale in the office until they are sold out.

The following are start dates for CMS fall sports. 
**A physical and completed Final Forms are required for tryouts!

 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball Tryouts!

Monday August 14 5:30-7 and 
Tuesday, August 15 5:30-7
6th grade volleyball tryouts will be August 16 and 17

7th and 8th football practice begins July 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 at Hoover Field

Cross-country begins Aug. 10

Tennis begins Aug. 14

Soccer boys & girls begins Aug. 14

Back to School and Meet the Teacher Night

Willson Preschool
Tuesday, Aug 8, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Hose Elementary
Monday, Aug. 7, 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Nicholson Elementary
Monday, Aug. 7, 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Hoover Elementary
Monday, Aug. 7, 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Crawfordsville Middle School Locker Loading
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, Aug. 3, 4:00pm to 7:00pm


Transportation Services

Students must register for transportation by Monday, July 24 for first day of school services. New students will be able to register for transportation during their registration days.

Late registration for returning students will receive services beginning on August 14th.

Free & Reduced Lunch Application is now open!

Free and reduced lunch application is open

What's Cooking?

Save the link for School Lunch Menus

Food Service Prices

Breakfast - Free
Lunch - $2.75

Breakfast - Free
Lunch - $2.95

Working at CCSC is the best!

Check out our opportunities to join the best schools in the county.

Current Openings

Franciscan Health is offer an immunization day at Crawfordsville High School on Aug. 7, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. The Franciscan team will provide immunizations for students who are due or past due on their records.