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Howell of Fame
Howell Of Fame Nominations Now Open

The Howell of Fame Awards are back to recognize outstanding contributors in the Francis Howell community! Celebrate those who go the extra mile for our students, staff, and schools. Don't miss the chance to honor those who make a significant impact on our District. Let's celebrate community and excellence together!

Nominate someone for Howell of Fame today!

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Stay Informed About Inclement Weather

Stay informed about potential school closures due to inclement weather by keeping your contact info up-to-date through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. All parents/guardians listed in Infinite Campus Parent Portal are automatically registered for inclement weather notifications. Make sure your information is up to date.

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You Can Make a Difference in Our School

Amidst nationwide staffing shortages, our students and staff could use your help now more than ever. Register as a volunteer and learn about opportunities to share your time and talents with our school.

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We’re Hiring! Join Our Team of Dedicated Teachers and Support Staff

FHSD is one of the largest employers in the region with 23 school campuses, more than 16,000 students and 2,200 employees. We’re offering competitive wages for custodians, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, support staff, teachers and administrators.

View the District's Open Positions

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Welcome to Central Elementary

Dr. Jessica Karll - Principal

Welcome to Central!  I am delighted that you are part of our amazing learning community and look forward to working with you and your Stingrays. I welcome and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence for our Stingrays.

Happening Now

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    Central Elementary Testimonial 3

    Welcoming, Engaging, Dedicated - three qualities you will receive from every staff member at Central Elementary.  We walk through the doors each day to make a difference in the life of a child.  Our high expectations for academic success ensure all students excel.

    Lisa S.

    Central Elementary Testimonial 2

    For the 27 years I have worked at Central Elementary, it has been a place where we come together and do great things for the benefit of our students and families.

    Kristen P.

    Central Elementary Testimonial 1

    Nothing beats the security in knowing your child is receiving not only a great education, but also that they are in great hands of educators, administrators, and staff who truly care about their physical safety & mental well-being! We love Central Elementary and are grateful for the warm sense of community they provide! #goStingRays

    Teneka M.

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