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Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School
575 Union Hill Rd.
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-9700 (phone) 
434-946-7050 (fax)

The  school  office  is  open  Monday  through  Friday  from 8:00  a.m.  to  4:00  p.m.  Please  feel  free  to  contact  the  office  with  any  concerns or  questions  you  may  have.

Central's Vision

Central Elementary School believes that all students can learn and can achieve mastery of basic grade-level skills, regardless of their previous academic performance, family background, socioeconomic status, race, or gender. We believe that our school's purpose is to educate all students to high levels of academic performance while fostering positive growth in social and emotional behaviors and attitudes. We accept the responsibility to teach all students so that they can attain their maximum educational potential.

Central's Mission

Central Elementary School will create a learning community that encourages all students to achieve, to their highest potential, the knowledge and skills needed to be fulfilled, productive members of a changing society.

Central's Student Motto

I am a unique individual who is capable of achieving great things.

Attendance Zones and Bus Routes

Want to know if you fall within Central's attendance zone? Check out our interactive map. All you have to do is click on the globe and type in your street address.

CES School Quality Profile

Want to know how Central Elementary is doing academically? Check out our School Quality Profile from the Virginia Department of Education's website.