Golden School Award
This award is given to schools that have twice the number of volunteer hours as they have students. Central Park has earned this award every year since its opening. We are very proud of our volunteers and their commitment to our school.
Five Star School Award
This award is presented by the Florida Department of Education to schools who show excellence in five criteria: business partnerships, family involvement, school improvement, student community service, and volunteers. The application is extensive for this honor and we are proud to have received this recognition for thirteen years.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) establish standards for accreditation of elementary schools in all areas of the school program. Examples would include class size, number and age of books in the media center, certifications for staff, amount of support staff, curriculum design, early childhood requirements, etc. Not all districts accredit their elementary schools as Broward County does. Central Park has earned its accreditation.
Red Carpet Award
This award was earned in the 1990-1991 school year when first offered by the Commissioner of Education. It was designed as recognition for "family friendly" schools and the school was presented with a large red carpet in honor of their success.
Florida School Report High Performing School Award 2002
Central Park Elementary was selected as one of 20 high performing schools in Florida. Identified through the Florida School Report. Central Park's standardized test results were compared to Florida schools with similar characteristics. Data studied for a three-year period substantiated sustained high achievements.
Distinguished Leadership School
In 2004, Central Park was chosen as a Distinguished Leadership School in Florida. The school earned this distinction for demonstrating a commitment to increased student achievement and school improvement through leadership. The school focuses on results and believes every child can succeed.
Top Ten Percent of Florida Elementary Schools