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.
Longmont Feeder Strong
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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Upcoming Superintendent’s Town Hall Meetings Featured
St. Vrain Valley Schools invites parents, teachers, staff, and community members to join Superintendent, Dr. Don Haddad, for one of our upcoming Superintendent Town Hall meetings. These annual open forums in each of our geographic areas provide an opportunity for Dr. Haddad and other district leaders to listen to our community’s questions and suggestions, share […]
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St. Vrain Valley Schools Hosts Annual Musical Instrument Drive
St. Vrain’s Fine Arts department is hosting their fourth annual musical instrument collection drive. Members of the community are invited to donate gently used instruments to St. Vrain Valley Schools’ music program and receive a donation receipt from the St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. There are two drop-off dates at the Lincoln School building […]
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Changing Seasons, Changing Traditions: Central’s Field Day Held in September
The sound of students yelling in excitement filled the air at Central Elementary School as they tugged on a rope and fell to the ground laughing during an intense game of tug of war. In a departure from tradition, Central made a change this year by embracing the pleasant September weather and moving their annual […]
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Those who can, teach.
There is no more noble and important profession in our society than that of our educators. With over 90% of our nation’s children attending a public school, it is our teachers and staff, in partnership with parents and families, who are shaping the future of our world.
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.
“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 […]