Central Elementary is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB) World School with a rigorous inquiry-based curriculum and develops knowledgeable, caring, and open-minded students who will become contributing citizens in a global society.
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We are the Firehawks
Our students engage in inquiry-based learning experiences that promote intercultural understanding and respect in order to become contributing citizens in a global society.
All Central students are enrolled in the rigorous IB Primary Years Programme which engages students in a global educational perspective.
History of Excellence
Constructed in 1878, Central Elementary was the first school in Longmont and is designated a Longmont historic landmark.
Central has a dedicated and caring staff, an active PTO that supports and enhances students’ learning experiences, and an involved community.
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Free, reduced-priced meal applications available for the 22-23 school year Featured
St. Vrain Valley Schools’ department of Nutrition Services provides quality, nutritious, and well-balanced meals for all students across the district. Due to the expiration of federal pandemic waivers, there will be a cost to school meals for the 2022-2023 school year. All families who believe they may qualify for free or reduced-price meals are encouraged […]
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Advancing Excellence by Design
Despite many challenges over the past several years, St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to advance excellence and student achievement to unprecedented levels. Below are just a few of the hundreds of celebrations that demonstrate the highest levels of success due to the support of our students, families, teachers and staff, business leaders, elected officials, and […]
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Nutrition Services Summer Meal Distribution Program
St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Nutrition Services Department will once again offer summer meals at no cost to families from June 6-30 on Monday-Thursday each week. Drive-through meal service will provide breakfast and lunch each day. Double meals will be handed out on Thursdays. The curbside meal program will be available at the following locations: Altona […]
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May 04, 2022
Those who can, teach.
Humanity has forever been shaped by the educators who have inspired hearts and minds throughout our history. Behind our history’s greatest moments, those who could changed the world. All because those who can, teach. Message from the Superintendent Dear St. Vrain Valley Community, There is no more noble and important profession in our society than that […]
Dec 16, 2021
Public Education, Our Greatest Investment
Public education is America’s most significant investment and – second only to parenting – is the greatest contributor to the future of our world. The quality of our schools impacts and strengthens our economy, public health and safety, national security, the quality of our service industry, residential and business property values, public health, our democracy, and so much more.
Dec 15, 2021
“Education is Life Itself”
In March 2020, days before we were required to close our schools to in-person learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Vrain Valley Schools hosted a series of focus groups to engage our families, students, teachers, staff, and other community members in the question, ‘What is the purpose of public education?’ Through these conversations, many […]