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    If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 1, he/she is eligible for Kindergarten. 


    If your child will be 5 years old between September 2 and December 2, he/she is eligible for Transitional Kindergarten.


    For more information on Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten click here.

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    10601 Church Street Suite 112
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

    Phone: (909) 989-8541
    Fax:     (909) 941-1732

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    District Office Hours

    8:00 am - 4:30 pm


    The Budget Overview for Parents Report was created to assist stakeholders to better understand funding decisions included in the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

    To view the Board-approved 2019-20 LCFF Budget Overview for Parents in its entirety, please click on the link below:

    2019-20 Local Control Funding Formula Budget Overview for Parents



    We invite all stakeholders and community members to view Central School District's Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2017-19 through 2019-20.  The LCAP is a vehicle for transparency and community engagement. 

    To view the Board-approved 2017-18 through 2019-20 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) in its entirety, please click on the link below:

    2017-18 through 2019-20 LOCAL CONTROL ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN

    2019-20 School Year

    Welcome to the 2019-20 school year!  District staff has been busy planning for the upcoming school year and look forward to seeing all students on Tuesday, August 6, the first day of school.  All seven school offices will be open beginning Wednesday, July 24.  The office hours for July 24-26 will be 8:00 a.m. to noon.  Beginning Monday, July 29, all offices will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily for your convenience.  Please note that on Monday, August 5, school offices will not be open until 11:00 a.m. due to a district-wide meeting.

    Please visit your school website for current information about the upcoming school year, including school orientations and how to get this year's class assignment or school schedule.  We look forward to an exciting school year and will see all students bright and early on August 6.

    2019-20 Online Registration

    Students already enrolled in Central School District must complete data confirmation each summer.  This is done via the Aeries Parent Portal.  Click on the link below to log in to the portal:

    New students enrolling in Central School District must complete Aeries Online enrollment.  If you are enrolling a new student, please click on the link below:

    2018 Employees of the Year

    Pictured are Lindsay Glass, D.J. Vigil, Lauren Bruton, Maria Cordova, Christine Danna, Megan Morris, Arnold Taffoya, Heather Miller, and Amber Michael

    Central School District's 2018-19 Employees of the Year were recongized by the Board of Trustees.  The 2018 Certificated Employees of the Year are: Amber Michael (Bear Gulch), Megan Morris (Central Elementary), Lauren Bruton (Coyote Canyon), Lindsay Glass (Dona Merced), Heather Miller (Valle Vista), D.J. Vigil (Cucamonga Middle School), and Elizabeth D'Amato (Ruth Musser Middle School).  The 2018 Classified Employees of the Year are: Arnold Taffoya (Child Nutrition), David Rangel (Maintenance), Judy Paul (Office Manager), Christine Danna (Paraeducator), and Maria Cordova (Health Clerk).

    WESELPA Recognition of CSD Employees

    Pictured are Lauren Freeth, Susan Kohn, and Brittney Power

    Each year the West End SELPA celebrates employees for their passion for embracing their role as "individual difference makers" in the lives of children with special needs.  This year's honorees are: Nathan Butera (Bear Gulch), Vanessa Caamano (Valle Vista), Lauren Freeth (District Office), Veronica Goltz (Valle Vista), Jessica Granados (Central Elementary), Regina Lascalera (Central Elementary) , Darla Moore (District Office), and Brittney Power (District Office).  Congratulations to this year's honorees!

    Next Generation Science Standards

    Dona Merced Elementary School's Young Scientists

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are K-12 science content standards that set the expectations for what students should know and be able to do.  Dona Merced Elementary School is completing their second year of fully utilizing this curriculum.  At the May 16th Board meeting, Dona Merced Elementary School students shared portions of the lessons they learned this year using the Mystery Science curriculum.

    Central Elementary After School Programs

    Pictured are Carmen Soto, Megan Morris, Narrie Gavares, and Renee Barnett

    At the May 2nd Board meeting, Dr. Renee Barnett, principal of Central Elementary School, shared a presentation highlighting the after school programs the school has offered their students this year. 

    Ruth Musser Middle School's Participation in Rachel's Challenge

    Pictured with RMMS students are Amanda Elias and Anthony Valtier

    Rachel's Challenge is a program developed to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion.  Principal Mary Kate Perez, teacher Amanda Elias, counselor Anthony Valtier, and RMMS students shared their experience participating in Rachel's Challenge at the May 2nd Board meeting.

    Introduction of New Ruth Musser Middle School Principal

    Robert Clobes is pictured with his wife, Sarah

    The district takes great pleasure in introducing Robert Clobes as the newest Central School District site administrator.  Mr. Clobes will begin his tenure as the new principal at Ruth Musser Middle School beginning next school year.  Mr. Clobes was introduced to the Board of Trustees at its April 4th meeting by Superintendent Donna Libutti. 

    Cucamonga Middle School Digital Class Presentation

    Pictured are CMS students with Principal Allan Morales and teacher Paul Myers

    At the April 4th Board meeting, members of the Cucamonga Middle School (CMS) digital video elective class shared a video they put together highlighting a day in the life of a CMS student.  This elective class, taught by Paul Myers, is one of the new courses implemented to expand student access to a broad course of study and supports the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

    Valle Vista Elementary School After School Opportunities

    Pictured with Valle Vista students are counselor Jen Murphy, Amy Gaboury, and librarian Mandy Bernard

    At the April18th Board meeting, principal Amy Gaboury and Valle Vista students shared information about the student-led clubs that were started this year.  Clubs highlighted were the Crafter's Club, Keep on Reading Club, Friends of Kindness Matters...So Share It Club, Mathematical Math Battles Club, and Gardening Club.

    District Writing Celebration

    Students chosen to read their winning entries are pictured with Central Elementary Principal Renee Barnett, and teachers Roxane Martinez, Renee Chipman, Laura Messina, Nina Peralta, and Rosa Moralez

    At its March 14th Board meeting, the Board of Trustees recognized those students whose hard work had been judged to be of superior quality in the areas of creativity, craft, and mechanics.  The Board also recognized the skill of the teachers who elicit such work in the demanding curricular area.  One student from each school was chosen to read her entry to the Board.

    Introduction of New Director of Special Education/Pupil Personnel

    Mary Kate Perez (third from left) is pictured with her family

    The district takes great pleasure in introducing Mary Kate Perez as the new Director of Special Education/Pupil Personnel.  Mrs. Perez has been with Central School District since 1995 and will begin her tenure as the Director of Special Education/Pupil Personnel beginning July 1st.  The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Mrs. Perez to this position at its February 21st meeting.

    Bear Gulch Elementary School Volunteers

    Principal Keri Applegate (middle) is pictured with volunteers Kay Larsen and Kelly Page

    At the February 21st Board meeting, Principal Keri Applegate shared a presentation regarding all the wonderful volunteer work happening at Bear Gulch Elementary School.  Bear Gulch is a community of learners, family and staff that values and embraces diversity.  Families are welcomed and encouraged to become part of their school community.

    National History Day

    Pictured are CMS students with Assistant Principal Charles Boulden, teachers Christina Espinoza, Tobi Cavazos, Jeff Misawa, and Principal Allan Morales

    National History Day is a national program/competition involving over half a million middle and high school students across the United States.  This year, Cucamonga Middle School had approximately 140 7th grade and 175 8th grade students participate.  At the February 21st Board meeting, five groups that participated in National History Day presented their project and experience to the Board.

    Central School District Community Update

    Annually, it is important for the community to know about the great happenings in their neighborhood schools.  We are proud of the variety of accomplishments that make Central School District a "District of Destination" for many families.  These accomplishments are highlighted in the Community Update brochure.  Click here to view the 2018 Community Update.







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    2019 Board Meeting Schedule
    January 10 July 11
    February 7 & 21 August 8
    March 14 Sept. 5 & 19
    April 4 & 18 October 10
    May 2 & 16 November 7
    June 6 & 20 December 12*

    *Annual Organizational Meeting

    School Snapshots

    Click on the links below to view the California Department of Education's "School Snapshots" for all schools in Central School District:

    Click on the link below to view the
    2012 Base Academic Performance Index (API) Report

    2012 Base API Report

    Important Information from our District Nurses

    Our District Nurses have compiled a list of health care resources.  This informa- tion is provided below in both English and Spanish.

    Health Care Resources (English)

    Health Care Resources (Spanish) 
    (Recursos para el cuidado de la Salud)

    For more information about
    Kids Come First Community Health Center
    please see flyer below:

    Kids Come First (English)

    Kids Come First (Spanish)