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Arts and Culture

We foster an appreciation for the arts by providing opportunities for students to engage in visual arts, performing arts, music, and other creative expressions.

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Athletics and Physical Education

We promote the importance of physical health and emphasize the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership through competitive sports and recreational activities.

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We develop and implement a rigorous and well-rounded curriculum that aligns with educational standards and addresses the diverse learning needs of students.

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

We integrate STEM education to cultivate critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity, and provide access to up-to-date technology and resources, fostering digital literacy.

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Community and Social Development

We foster positive relationships between the school district and the community through events, partnerships, and open communication.

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Latest News

Summer Learning Program

May 16, 2023

Students who have been identified as needing academic support will be invited to attend the 2023 summer learning program. Staff will refer students based on multiple factors including grades, test sc . . .

Student Talent Show

May 16, 2023

Thursday, May 18¬† 7:00pm - 8:30pm Auditorium Mertz Middle School is pleased to announce our annual Talent Show!¬†Students who are interested in performing in the Talent Show must audition. Th . . .

Second Annual Color Run

May 15, 2023

The route will start in the Mertz Middle School parking lot and circle through nearby neighborhoods. The fee to enter is $15 for adults 18 and up and $5 for youths 17 and under. We will need voluntee . . .

Introducing Our Senior Podcast!

May 12, 2023

After being in the high school environment for almost four years, Central High School seniors have learned what keeps them on track, makes them successful and are excited about what is on the horizon . . .



About Us

We are driven by our unwavering commitment to excellence, equity, and the holistic development of our students. Together, we forge a path of educational success, inspiring a love for learning and empowering our students to shape a bright and promising future for themselves and our community.


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Academic Excellence

We are dedicated to providing a rigorous and comprehensive educational experience that challenges and nurtures the intellect of every student.

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Innovation & Future Readiness

We embrace innovation as a catalyst for educational excellence and future readiness.

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Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all students, valuing and celebrating their diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.

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