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If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2017 pick up your registration packet at your local school beginning March 1st. 


Transitional Kindergarten is available if your child turns five years old between September 2, 2017 and December 2, 2017. 


For more information on Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten click here.

Contact Us

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

2016-17 LCAP

Local Control Accountability Plan


We invite all stakeholders and community members to view Central School District's Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2016-17.  The LCAP is a vehicle for transparency and community engagement.  To access the 2016-17 LCAP, please click on the following link:  

2016-17 Final LCAP

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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. 

To view the brochure, please click below:

Community Update

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Introduction of New Assistant Principal to Central School District

The district takes great pleasure in introducing Brandi Nerio as the newest Central School District site administrator.  Ms. Nerio was selected as the new assistant principal for Coyote Canyon Elementary School and was introduced to the Board of Trustees on August 18th by Coyote Canyon Principal Michelle Dynes.  Ms. Nerio expressed her sincere gratitude and excitement to the Board and district administrators. 


Pictured Left to Right:

Michelle Dynes and Brandi Nerio


Central School District Recognized by Cucamonga Valley Water District

At the July 21st Board meeting, Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) presented Central School District with the 2016 Drought Hero Award.  Mr. Randall Reed, CVWD Board Member, and Ms. Carrie Corder, CVWD Assistant General Manager/CFO, presented the award for Central School District’s exemplary water saving actions during the historic drought. 

Pictured Left to Right:

Carrie Corder (CVWD), Jeff Christensen (Director of Maintenance & Operations), Dani Marcos (Grounds Maintenance Worker), Joan Weiss, Pedro Martinez (Lead Groundsman), Randell Reed (CVWD), Kathy Thompson, and Donna Libutti


District Writing Celebration

At the May 19th Board meeting one student from each school was chosen to read his/her entry to the Board.  Proud family members filled the board room as each student enthusiastically read his/her winning entry. 

Congratulations to all our young authors!


WESELPA Recognition of Central School District Employees

Each year the West End SELPA celebrates employees nominated by each district’s Special Education Leadership Team.  These individuals are recognized for their passion for embracing their role as “individual difference makers” in the lives of the children with special needs.  This year's honoree's are: Rose Ramos (BG), Amanda Farrar (CC), Jeanean Licano (CC), Kimberly Smith (CC), Susan Waters (CC), Amber Brown (CMS), and Debra Odom (CMS).  Parents of children with special needs were also given the opportunity to nominate employees with a Parent Appreciation Award.  This year's honoree's are: Nora Avalos (CC), Suellen Crocker (DM), Miriam Hernandez (RMMS), and Sara Itani (DM). 

Pictured Left to Right:

Sara Itani, Susan Waters, Kimberly Smith, Jeanean Licano, Nora Avalos, Suellen Crocker, and Miriam Hernandez 

Introduction of New Principals to Central School District

The district takes great pleasure in introducing Michelle Dynes and Renee Barnett as the newest Central School District site administrators.  Mrs. Dynes will begin her tenure as the new principal for Coyote Canyon Elementary School at the start of the 2016-17 school year.  Dr. Barnett was selected as the new principal for Central Elementary School and began her tenure on April 18th.  Mrs. Dynes and Dr. Barnett were introduced to the Board of Trustees on April 21st by Superintendent Donna Libutti.  They both expressed their sincere gratitude and excitement to the Board and district administrators. 

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Pictured Left to Right:

Michelle Dynes, Renee's daughter, and Renee Barnett




District Calendar

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2017 Board Meeting Schedule

January 12                July 13

February 2 & 16        August 10

March 9                    Sept. 7 & 21

April 6 & 20               October 12

May 4 & 18                November 9

June 1 & 15               December 7*

*Annual Organizational Meeting

CSD Needs Parent Volunteers

Parents who volunteer in our schools understand what children are learning and how they can better support their own children's learning at home.  Each school has a Parent Community Involvement (PCI) Coordinator who is ready to assist parents in volunteering in their child's school.

Bear Gulch - Michelle Coutts
Central - Yolanda Schermerhorn
Coyote Canyon - Cynthia Ramirez
Doña Merced - Allison Castro
Valle Vista - Krystle Marseilles
CMS - Tricia Swift-Buggle
RMMS - Lisa Marquez

Please call the PCI Coordinator at your child's school to assist you in volunteering at the school, at a special event or on a project done at home.  We appreciate our parent volunteers!!


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

Bear Gulch School

Central School

Coyote Canyon School

Doña Merced School

Valle Vista School

Cucamonga Middle School

Ruth Musser Middle School


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

2012 Base API Report


5 Things Parents Need to Know About Kids Being Online

Keeping track of your kids' online activities can be difficult, especially during the summer when kids are out of school and can spend even more time online.  With these challenges in mind, here are some helpful tips for parents this summer.  Please click on the link below for more information about these helpful tips: 

  • Keep kids active
  • The smartphone is king
  • Facebook is out
  • Cyberbullying
  • Turn off location information

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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)