Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary

2020 - 2021 School hours: 8:00am - 3:20pm
No Mondays
Tuesday - Friday  Aug. 20 -  April 2
Monday - Friday April 5 - 30
Tuesday - Friday May 4 - 28 
Masks highly recommended for PreK - 5th grade students. Masks mandatory for all adults. 

Enrollment for NEW to the district students  2020 - 2021 please click on the Enroll/Registro link at the top of the page to be redircted to the District Registration site. 

Student Assessment Sign-up

Gilcrest Elementary Student Assessment
Thursday, 8/13 & Friday, 8/14

Before school starts on 8/20, we would like to assess all K-5th students so we can begin to get to know your child's strengths and areas of needed growth right away. So, please click the following link and sign each of your K-5th GES kids up for a time.

Please sign up by Monday, 8/10.

Thanks and see you soon! 

Important News

Returning Student Registration (Check-in)

All parents/guardians must complete online check-in for returning students via the Parent Portal.
  • If you need your Parent Portal username or password reset, contact your child's school.
  • If you do NOT have a Parent Portal account, an email is being sent today (8/3/20) at noon to the email address on file for you.  This email will contain the activation link. Do not use the activation link if you already have an account and just need to know your username or have your password reset.
Parents who want to reserve transportation must complete this process by end of day Friday, August 7, 2020.
Parents who want to reserve a remote learning slot must complete this process by end of day Wednesday, August 5, 2020. 
  • Use this GUIDE to set up your account from the email with the activation information.
  • Use this GUIDE to begin online registration with an existing account/newly created account.
  • Use this LINK to access PARENT PORTAL. 

Upcoming Events

Revised School Supply lists can be found in the Downloads on the right side of this webpage.
Student Assessments - August 13 & 14 - by appointment only through Signup Genius. Details to come via Class Dojo & our website

Thursday, Aug. 20 – First Day for Students (Kindergarten - 5th Grade) Half day (8:00 - 12:00) only

Friday, Aug. 21 Half day (8:00 - 12:00) only for K - 5 students

Sept. 1 – First Day for Pre-School 


GES earns Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award

Image of Governor's award flags 
Congratulations to GES staff and students for earning the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award for the second year in a row! Great Job everyone! 

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Inclement Weather

In the event that schools in the district would need to be closed due to weather or other circumstances, that decision will be made no later than 5:00 a.m. Parents and staff will be notified by phone and it will be posted on the Weld RE-1 Website. The following news media outlets will also be notified in the event of a school closure:

KUNC FM 91.5, KFKA AM 1310, Channel 4 (CBS4/KCNC Denver)

Channel 7 (7 News KMGH), Channel 9 (9News KUSA)

Channel 13(Fox 31), The Greeley Tribune
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1175 Birch Street Gilcrest, CO 80623 | Phone: (970) 350-4201 Opt. 6 | Fax: (970) 737-2400

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