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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PreK Summit: Social Emotional Wellness
Join Us Online February 4, 2022 St. Vrain Valley Schools is partnering with Mental Health Partners’ Kid Connects team for a presentation on identifying stress and promoting well-being in children ages 0-6. Kid Connects provides early childhood mental health consultation to care providers with the goal of improving caregivers’ ability to respond to social-emotional needs […]
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Open Enrollment and Preschool/Kindergarten Registration Window for the 2022-23 School Year Opens December 1
Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. St. Vrain Valley Schools is proud to offer a wide-range of rigorous academic focus programs that give your student a choice in selecting a school that best aligns with their interests. In order […]
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Update from Nutrition Services regarding last-minute menu changes
At St. Vrain Valley Schools, we know the importance of school meals in fueling both healthy minds and bodies. While school meals may look a little different during the 2021-2022 school year, please know that your school nutrition team is working hard to ensure students have safe, nutritious, and appealing meals. Today, I am writing […]
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Dec 15, 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.
“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 […]
A Strong Competitive Advantage
St. Vrain Valley Schools can proudly boast not one, but two 2020 Olympians in Stanford graduates Valarie Allman and Elise Cranny. These St. Vrain Valley Schools alumni and many more serve as inspiration for the current crop of superb students representing the district with academic and athletic excellence.