Important     PowerSchool
If you are returning to ANY school in Camden County next school year, you must create an account in Power School and sign in to this account to complete the returning student update, which opened up May 1st, for the 2018-2019 school year.  If you do not have access to a personal computer, Crooked River Elementary will have computers available for your use and staff available to assist you if needed during the following dates/times.  If you need assistance, please plan to attend one of the following sessions.  Click here to access Power School and the online registration.


UPDATE!  Walmart

You could win a $50 Walmart gift card!  Update your child’s online registration by noon on   May 23rd (last day of school) to qualify for your chance to win a free $50 Walmart gift card.  Once the online registration is complete, your name will automatically be included in our drawing. If you have already completed this request, thank you for your prompt attention and your name has already been entered in the drawing.  Thank you for your continued support in providing this important information for next school year.   If you need assistance, please call 912-673-6995.


Crooked River Highest Performing School!

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Crooked River Elementary

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Home of the Dolphins

Title I Reward School

Title I Highest Performing School
2012,2013,2014,2015, 2016

Home of the Dolphins and a 2002 Georgia School of Excellence because of their exemplar history of academics, extracurricular programs and community involvement, Crooked River Elementary School (CRES) first opened its doors to students on August 29, 1986.  Named for its proximity to the Crooked River on the northern border of St. Marys, CRES provides a  motivating learning environment for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade with an average enrollment of 585 students.  Serving students from the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and surrounding area, the CRES faculty is composed of approximately 42 certified professionals, 12 paraprofessionals, 3 clerical employees and a registered nurse.

CRES Student Handbook 2017-2018

If it is to be, it is up to me. If I believe, I can achieve. 

      Three Dolphin

At Crooked River, we have three school-wide behavioral expectations:
We are READY

Crooked River Elementary
3570 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy
St. Marys, GA 31558
Phone: 912-673-6995
Fax: 912-882-2761

School Hours:
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Mrs. Shawny Thorpe
Mrs. Shawny Thorpe

Mrs. Karen Jones
Teaching and Learning Specialist
Mrs. Karen Jones

Mrs. Ellen Graw
Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Ellen Graw
Student Handbook