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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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School Calendar

Kindergarten Registration Packet

1st - 5th Grade Registration Packet

Honor Roll Criteria



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Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation 




Mrs. Davis (TOY) and Mrs. Fortner (Principal)



DCCE Teacher of The Year

2013 - 2014


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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(click above for more info)

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.

A Clean Closet and Money for the School
Deep Creek Central Elementary is participating in a
Schoola Clothing Drive. Simply by cleaning your
closets, you can raise much-needed funds for
our School!

click here to view our flyer

Battlefield Historic Park Field Trip - October 10th
All 5th grade students will be visiting the Historic Park

5th Grade Family Life Education - October 14 - 16

Family Fall Frolic Dance at DCCE - October 17th (6:00-8:00pm)
The dance is free to all families, however, dinner can be reserve at a cost of $5 per person. (Dinner "menu" to be announced soon) There will be fun games, activities, costume contests, and awesome "spooky" dance lessons by Chad Triolet.

Parents must accompany any student attending.

Red Ribbon Week - October 26 - 31
DCCE is a proud supporter of Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon

United Way Campaign - October 27 -31
Help us make changes in our community, become a partner!

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

View DCCE's
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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