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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PK-5 STEAM Carnival Night at the Innovation Center
St. Vrain elementary families are invited to explore STEAM at the Innovation Center’s STEAM Carnival Night. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math and is happening across St. Vrain Valley Schools. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain […]
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Open House Dates 2022
Secondary schools in St. Vrain Valley Schools are hosting open houses to answer questions and share information about the many program offerings available across the district as families begin planning their transition to middle and high school next year. Below are upcoming open house dates across the district. For questions regarding open houses, programming, or […]
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Water Quality Testing
Ensuring the health and safety of our school environments continues to be our highest priority. Toward this end, over the summer of 2022, we conducted proactive water quality testing at schools serving elementary-aged students. Water quality can have some variability by municipality, and the district has many proactive measures that can be put in place […]
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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 […]