"WHERE GOOD THINGS ARE HAPPENING"
SMART Investments Lead To Smart Students - On June 9, 2014, the School Board of Broward County approved Resolution 14-88, which would put a $800 Million General Obligation Bond on the November 4th ballot. The proceeds of this bond will be utilized for capital improvements and to purchase technology for teachers and students.
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.
SCHOOL BOUNDARY PROPOSAL INFORMATION - Recommended boundary proposals can be viewed at www.broward.k12.fl.us/dsa. Community Proposals for Boundary Changes are due November 11, 2014. If you, as a community member, are interested in submitting a proposal, you MUST contact the Demographics and Student Assignments Department at 754-321-2480 PRIOR to November 11th. A demographer will assist you with the process. If you have any questions regarding the Boundary Process or Proposal Submission, please visit www.broward.k12.fl.us/dsa.
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.
ESOL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL - This is a districtwide forum for Limited English Proficient (LEP) parents and interested community members to assist the District in identifying the educational needs and priorities of LEP students. Click here for this month's meeting.
2012-2013 SCHOOL FINANCIAL REPORT - Please click here to view Central Park's financial report.
CPE IS GOING ONLINE IN 2014-2015 - Beginning the 2014-2015 school year, CPE will be going online only when collecting monies for grade level activities and field trips. Please prepare an online account this year by going to estore.browardschools.com. Detailed directions are available here. Also, we will be going 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 deicsion 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/.