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*Central Elementary School serves approximately 300 preschool through 3rd grade students in the Great Meadows Regional School District.

*Principal Samantha Westberg began at the school in 2023, previously serving as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Intervention since 2021. Her 17-year teaching career in Chester included first grade, second grade, and K-5 technology.

*Central Elementary School's address is 281 Route 46 in Great Meadows, NJ. It is "technically" located in Independence. The phone number is 908-637-4041.

*Central Elementary School utilizes the RealTime student information system for all student-related matters, including, but not limited to, lunch accounts, field trips, attendance and discipline records, and emergency alerts.

*Central Elementary School is on Twitter!  Follow @GMRSDJaguars to keep up with all the latest and greatest happenings here at school. Individual teachers may also use these forms of communication to focus on classroom-specific news.

*All staff emails are first initial, last (example: John Doe =

*Central Elementary School is comprised of two sections of preschool, and currently has three sections each in K-3.

*Students in all grades (including preschool) receive physical education, health, art, music, world language (K-3 only), technology and library classes weekly. These creative arts are an important part of student growth.

*Central Elementary School features a variety of after-school activities for all students. 

**Check back as this page will be updated occasionally!

Updated 11/2023