We teach Habits of Mind: Curiosity, Imagination, Agility, Openness, and Initiative.
In our school community, any individual or group is welcomed, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate.
Our teaching practices are guided by the best available research into how children learn.
Children are naturally full of life, power and confidence.
Children develop best in a community where curiosity, challenges and learning are valued.
Our students develop habits, skills and creativity to make the world a better place.
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Greetings Central Park Community! Our 2020-21 Lottery Application is now available. The application will be available from November 1 - February 28. Our lottery will run March 3, 2020. We have computers available on both campuses if you would like to complete the application on site. If you haven't already, please sign up for a campus tour. If you have any questions about the lottery process please contact Christina Fountain, Director of Student Services, christina@cpsfc.org. Nidia Ramiriez, our Latinx Family Liaison is also available to assist families who may need interpretation. She can be reached at nidia@cpsfc.org

¡Saludos a la comunidad de Central Park! Nuestra solicitud de lotería 2020-21 ya está disponible. La aplicación estará disponible del 1 de noviembre al 28 de febrero. Nuestra lotería se realizará el 3 de marzo de 2020. Tenemos computadoras disponibles en ambos campus si desea completar la solicitud en el sitio. Si aún no lo ha hecho, regístrese para un recorrido por el campus. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre el proceso de lotería, comuníquese con Christina Fountain, Directora de Servicios Estudiantiles, christina@cpsfc.org. Nidia Ramiriez, nuestro enlace familiar de Latinx también está disponible para ayudar a las familias que necesiten interpretación. Ella puede ser contactada en nidia@cpsfc.org

An Uncommon Education

Mission

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. The school is founded on three principles: that children are naturally full of life, power and confidence; that the best available research should guide our methods; and that children develop best in a community where curiosity, challenges and learning are valued. The school is a community of partners who seek to guide, cherish and be amazed by the children.

Goals for Children

CPSC educates the whole child: socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically. All students will develop:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
  • Effective Oral and Written Communication Strategies
  • Habits of Mind: Curiosity, Imagination, Agility, Openness, and Initiative
  • Joy and Enthusiasm for Learning

Inclusion Statement

At CPSC we create environments in which any individual or group can be and feel welcomed, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate. We embrace differences and offer respect in words and actions for all students, families, and staff.

CPSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status.

Educational Approach

Our learning program centers around what is best for our children to reach their potential as confident, powerful, lifelong learners. Combining our knowledge of how children grow in the areas of academic, social, emotional and physical development, our caring, diverse community inspires a joy for learning. Students become creative, empathetic problem solvers who possess the habits, skills and creativity to make the world a better place. Explore our website to learn more about our teaching and learning practices.

This page (Home) last updated November 4, 2019