Welcome to Central Elementary School

Home of the 2016-2017

Triple Top 10 Award Winning
Spell Bowl & Math Bowl State Champions 
Science Bowl 3rd Place in State

Top 10

 Our Mission
The Central Elementary faculty and staff, with the support of parents and community, recognize the needs of every child, establish a nurturing environment, and facilitate the development of lifelong learners. Opportunities are provided for students to think creatively, learn to make responsible decisions, and meet with academic success. 

Transportation Information

Transportation Changes:  For the safety of our students, any transportation changes must be made by written note with your signature and should be sent with your child at the start of the school day stating the alternate transportation arrangement. For your convenience, you may use the attached Central Elementary School Dismissal Change Form.  No changes in transportation can be made throughout the school day in order to ensure all students depart the school safely.  Also, the Valparaiso Community Schools transportation department is unable to allow students to ride the bus home with other students. 

Central Dismissal Change Form

Points of Pride

Indiana Department of Education 4 Star School

4 Star School  

DC Certification
School Hours
8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m
Central @ Hayes Elementary School
653 Hayes Leonard Rd.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 531-3030
Fax: (219) 531-1251 



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