"WHERE GOOD THINGS ARE HAPPENING"
THE 411 ON PARENT ENGAGEMENT - The Office of Parent Engagement, in collaboration with the Parent/Community Involvement Task Force, will convene a Parent Engagement Conference on Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Piper High School. This event, The 411 on Parent Engagement, will feature valuable information and resources, as well as a Non-Profit Fair. Dione Christy, Ph.D., Independent Principal Consultant, Massachusetts State Department of Education, will be the keynote speaker. All stakeholders are encouraged to attend this event. Please click here to access registration information.
FLORIDA STANDARDS ASSESSMENT DATES:
English Language Arts (ELA) Writing Grades 4 and 5
English Language Arts (ELA ) Reading Grades 3 and 4
March 31st and April 1st
Mathematics Grades 3 and 4
April 7th and 8th
FCAT 2.0 Science Grade 5
April 14th and 15th
English Language Arts (ELA) Reading Computer Based Testing Grade 5
April 21st and 22nd
Mathematics Computer Based Testing Grade 5
April 27th and 28th
TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY - Broward County Public Schools has designated Friday, April 10, 2015, as "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day." The National Day is Thursday, April 23rd, but due to state mandated testing, Broward Schools will be celebrating this event on April 10th. This event is designed to help children between the ages of 8 and 18 learn about the array of job possibilities for their future and to educate them about the realities of work. It is an opportunity to expand learning from the classroom into the work environment.
SCHOOL PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT (SPAR) - The Florida Department of Education has posted this report containing data for the required indicators and the Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO). Click here to view the report.
CPE SUMMER CAMP - Registration for CPE Summer Camp will take place March 16th-18th in the school's cafeteria. Registration times are 2:30- 5:30 PM.
GIFTED SUMMER CAMP 2015 - The application for Summer Camp for the Gifted can be accessed here.
ADVANC-ED ACCREDITATION - Broward County Public Schools is #1! As confirmed by the Advanc-ed Accreditation Agency, Broward County Public Schools holds the distinguished title as follows: Broward County Public Schools is Florida's first fully accredited school system since 1962.
CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT 2014-2015 - "Parents and students, on July 1, 2014, the 2014-2015 Code of Student Conduct Handbook will be posted on Broward Schools' website at http://www.browardschools.com. Parents and students may also access the Code of Student Conduct Handbook through the BEEP Portal or use their smartphones to scan the Quick Response Code (QRC) on any of the Code Book posters displayed throughout a school's campus."
NEW VOLUNTEER APPLICATION PROCEDURES - If you are a NEW volunteer please complete the online application at: www.browardschools.com/getinvolved
If you were an active, approved volunteer in 2013-2014, you will NOT need to complete a new application. Your information is being automatically processed for this school year. Once we receive confirmation that you have been approved for 2014-2015, we will set a time to issue you a new badge at the school. We apologize for any confusion and appreciate your patience.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Martinez, Guidance Counselor, at 754-322-5700.
EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS - Parents are welcome to provide input into the instructional and/or administrative performance evaluations. If you are interested, please contact our office at 754-322-5700 by April 17, 2015, with your input.
ESE DEPARTMENT - Please click here to access the ESE (Exceptional Student Education) web site and resources available for students and parents.
BILINGUAL/ESOL DEPARTMENT - Please click here to access the Bilingual/ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) Department web site and resources available for students and parents.
2013-2014 SCHOOL FINANCIAL REPORT - Please click here to view Broward County's financial report.
CPE IS ONLINE IN 2014-2015 - Monies for grade level activities and field trips are collected online. Please prepare an online account by going to estore.browardschools.com. Detailed directions are available here. Also, we are paperless, with the exception of documents that need to be returned to CPE. If you are not receiving our emails, please join our email list located on this page. If you have not accessed our mobile app, please visit your app store on your cell phone and type in Central Park Elementary. Our mobile app is a picture of an owl.
REPLACEMENT FOR FCAT - The Florida Department of Education has made a decision on the replacement assessment for FCAT in 2014-2015. Attached is the communication to parents from the FLDOE.
CLASS SIZE AND STUDENT PLACEMENT - Due to the State Class Size Reduction law, students may need to be moved between teachers after the start of school to ensure compliance with the required student limits. These limits are 18 students for Pre-Kindergarten to grade 3; 22 students for grades 4 to 8; and 25 students for grades 9 to 12 in core classes. Please know that students’ needs will continue to be met through proper instruction and services. Additional information on core classes or anything related to Class Size Reduction is available on the Class Size Reduction website at http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/classsize/.