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Central Elementary School

913 North 24th Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-7059
Fax: (479) 471-3159

Principal: Cindy Mizell
Asst. Principal:
Counselor: Amanda Ming
Secretary: Donna Biggerstaff Jo Allen Terri Hardcastle

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School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K thru 5
School Colors: Purple and Green
School Mascot: Eagle
School Motto: "Soar to Success!"

School Year: 2013-2014
Grade 05: 58
Grade 04: 64
Grade 03: 83
Grade 02: 72
Grade 01: 76
Kindergarten: 89

Enrollment: 442
Attendance: 96%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.2/1
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Student Gender

Meal price status for students

Special Education: 18.33%
Gifted and Talented: 2.26%
ESL: 13.12%

Teachers - Regular Education: 88%
Teachers - Special Education: 12%

Achievements:
North Central Accredited, Geography, County Spelling Bee and National Chess Tournament.

Special Programs:
Honor Club, ESL, Fellowship of Christian Students, National History Day, 5th and 6th grade Gifted and Talented Program, Tutoring, Special Olympics, Soaring Eagles, Band and Choral Music Concerts, Honor Choir, Intramural Sports, Color Guard, Science Labs Inquiry-Based Science, Comprehensive Literacy, Lucy Calkins Writer’s Workshop, Connected Math Program, Math Investigations, Student-Led Conferences.

Technology:
Twelve station multi-media lab in the media center, instructional technology lab for 6th grade students, every classroom has e-mail, Internet access and TVs, Cable and PrimeStar Access, large screen projection capabilities in the cafeteria. Classroom sets of calculators are provided to math classes. Smart Boards available for classroom instructional use.

Parent Involvement Opportunities:

Parent Teacher Association (PTA), PTA Special Events, Winter Fest, student centered social events, Eagle Pride Celebrations, and Eagle Watch Dads.

Elementary Schools:

City Heights Elementary
King Elementary
Parkview Elementary
Rena Elementary
Tate Elementary
Central Elementary School

Middle Schools:

Northridge Middle School
Butterfield Middle School

VBHS Freshman Academy

Coleman Campus

Senior High School:

Van Buren High School
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Center For Art & Education
NCA Van Buren School District
2221 Pointer Trail East
Van Buren, AR 72956
479-474-7942

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