Phone: 480-507-1359


Degrees and Certifications:

Thea Hansen, Principal

Welcome to Carol Rae Ranch Elementary! Our school is dedicated to building a community of compassionate, life-long learners that are working to make our world a better place to live. The partnership between school and home makes a difference in your child's learning experiences and successes. We appreciate the support you give and that you choose Carol Rae for your child's education.

Thea Hansen has been an educator for more than 30 years. She was recognized in 2019 as a Maricopa County Exemplary Principal. She loves working with students and families and believes Gilbert Public Schools is the best place to learn, grow, and work.

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Elementary School Day Start & End Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:10am–2:55pm

    Wednesday Early Release: 8:10am–1:55pm

    Half Days: 8:10am–11:55am

  • Playground opens at 7:45 a.m

    Line-up bell at 8:02 a.m.

    Tardy bell at 8:10 a.m.

Preschool Start & End Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    AM Class: 8:00 - 10:30

    PM Class: 11:15 - 1:45

    *No preschool classes on Wednesdays and Half Days

Carol Rae Ranch Site Council

Name Member Title
Thea Hansen Principal
Reed Carr Community Member
Leslie Garbis Staff Member
Stephanie Grimmer Teacher
Amy Christensen Parent
Kathleen Sawyers Staff Member
Amanda Ray Parent
Last Modified on April 15, 2021