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Bus Transportation Changes

The Francis Howell School District will introduce changes to bus stops, rider eligibility, and some school bell times for the 2023-24 school year.

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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.

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.

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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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