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Deep Creek Central Elementary
Serving Students Grades K-5

2448 Shipyard Road
Chesapeake, VA 23323
Phone: 757.558.5356
Fax: 757.558.5358

School Hours:
7:55am - 2:24pm


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Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation 




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2014 -2015 TOY - H. Cancel



DCCE Teacher of The Year

2014 - 2015


Deep Creek Central Elementary has earned

The Board of Education Excellence Award



Congratulations Deep Creek Central on winning the 2010 Governor's Award for Academic Excellence!

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Deep Creek Central Elementary School News

Our Mission
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The mission of Deep Creek Central Elementary School is to provide each student with a strong academic foundation, instill the desire to learn; and develop good citizens through a diversified and challenging curriculum in a safe, nurturing environment with parent and community involvement.

Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26, 2014   early release
November 27, 2014  NO - SCHOOL 
November 28, 2014  NO - SCHOOL 
 Picture Day - December 4

Make -Up Pictures will be taken.
 Breakfast With Santa - December 6
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Breakfast with Santa will be on Saturday December 6.

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Poster Contest - Due December 8

As in previous years, the Chesapeake Public Schools is conducting a poster contest to highlight the importance of Character Education.  All elementary school students in the Division are invited to participate.  The details are as follows:

  • Posters should focus on some aspect of RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, HONESTY, CARING, COMPASSION, or CITIZENSHIP.

  • Posters are to be done at home.

  • Posters are due in the main office no later than Monday, December 8th.  All posters must have the student's name and grade on the back.

  • All entries will be displayed for DCCE staff to vote on them.  The school's winning poster will be submitted to  the SAB for final, citywide judging.

  • Participation is encouraged, but not required.

If you have questions, please contact Susan Williams, DCCE School Counselor, at 558-5356 

 Tacky Sweater/Shirt Day - December 19
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SCA is sponsoring a tacky sweater day.
We Collect For a Greener Tomorrow!
Funding Factory
Help Us Earn Funding!
Send us your used printer cartridges. The school receives money for every recycled ink container we return to Funding Factory.

Message from the Principal
I am very happy to be a part of a dedicated and hardworking staff and school community. We strive to maintain a positive and safe learning environment where a quality education is our focus. We are committed to our school system's motto "Every Child...a Masterpiece." Our instructional program is outstanding and we are very excited to continue to be a fully accredited elementary school. Children at Deep Creek Central learn from a rigorous curriculum. They have lots of fun and are truly loved.

We are very proud of our students and staff and encourage active parental participation. Deep Creek Central Elementary School is a great place to learn.

Barbara Fortner


Curriculum Objectives

A Fully Accredited School

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Virginia School Report Card.

"There is a brilliant child locked inside every student."

- Marva Collins



The Chesapeake Public School System is an equal educational opportunity school system. The School Board of the City of Chesapeake also adheres to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and, therefore, prohibits discrimination in terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, or disability.
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