The Central Park School for Children is committed to nurturing and guiding the natural eagerness of each child to explore, grow and relate to others. We are a tuition-free public charter elementary school in downtown Durham, NC, serving students in kindergarten through 5th grade (expanding next year to 6th!) with a child-centered, project-based, integrated-arts curriculum. We operate on a year-round calendar. Learn what makes us unique... »
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- Applying for the 2014-15 school year? We're accepting applications for K-6th grade. Check out the Admissions section for the application, tour information, and more!
- Have you heard we're expanding to K-8? To learn about or apply for the new Associate Director and 6th grade teacher positions, visit our Employment page. To learn about the expansion effort, visit the Middle School page.
- We're celebrating the joy of reading this month with two exciting literacy events: our first Read-a-Thon on February 27-28 and a Book Fair/Open Mic night at Barnes & Noble in Chapel Hill on February 28. Join us at Barnes & Noble! Learn more about how you can support literacy at CPSC in February!
- CPSC families: Access weekly updates, parent pages, and more in the "virtual Take Home Folder"!
- Search the CPSC library collection, find helpful resources, check out student projects and so much more at the CPSC Library website!
- Comments, questions or suggestions about our website? See our Contact Us page.
As a public charter school, our budget is very tight. Your support provides many wonderful opportunities for our children and helps us carry out our mission. Learn how you can make a difference »