Welcome to Central Elementary School. It is truly a privilege to work with our dedicated faculty, student population and parent community to provide a safe, nurturing climate where learning is our top priority and students are challenged to excel in all areas. Our theme for the 2017-2018 school year is “Going for the Gold” as we strive to recertify our EGATE certification and continue to further our Advanced Learner Programs (ALP's) to benefit all students at Central Elementary. Our new Central Elementary Student ROAR Pledge also assists students with making good choices.
We are: Respectful
We are: Optimistic
We are: Accountable
We are: Ready to Learn
As we continue to implement the revised AACPS curriculum, we will continue our focus on early literacy in order to meet the goal of all students reading on grade level by the end of 2nd grade. We also recognize there is a need to increase our student capacity to interact with text of increasing complexity, write from multiple sources of information, and develop mathematical reasoning as well as number sense through the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.
We are also fortunate to have an active and supportive PTA and parent volunteers that go above and beyond to support our learning community. A huge thank you goes to our PTA, parents and community members and businesses that support the PTA and generously contribute to our school. These dedicated parents volunteer countless hours assisting our staff and students and are always planning new and creative events to enhance our school including exciting, diverse assemblies and evening events. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to sign up and receive the weekly e-blasts.
We hope you find this website useful in learning about our school. We strive to include and update information such school hours, newsletters, school supplies, calendars, important events, school improvement updates, lunch menus, etc...
The staff and I eagerly look forward to working together with all parents to help our children reach their full potential. Please do not hesitate to call on us when you have questions, comments or concerns.