Welcome to Central and Takena Elementary schools. Beginning in the fall of 2015, the two schools merged into sister-schools. Takena serves students in grades k-2, while Central serves students in grades 3-5.
Hours of Operation
School Hours: 8:45-3:20
Early Release: 8:45-3:00 (Wednesdays)
Office Hours: 8:00-4:00
Breakfast is served: 8:25-8:40
Students are not to arrive at Central Elementary before 8:25… there is NO supervision available before that time!!! (Supervision will be provided for students riding the bus to Takena, beginning at 8:25.)
School Hours: 8:55-3:30
Early Release: 8:55-3:10 (Wednesdays)
Office Hours: 8:00-4:00
Breakfast is served: 8:35-8:50
Students are not to arrive at Takena Elementary before 8:35… there is NO supervision available before that time!!! (Supervision will be provided for students riding the bus to Central, beginning at 8:25.)
Built in 1915, Central Elementary School is proudly educating its fourth generation of Albany children. Located on a 7-acre campus, Central serves students from Albany’s historic downtown neighborhoods.
We educate approximately 155 students in third through fifth grade. Our staff is made up of 20 certified and classified professionals with part-time specialists in Music and Physical Education.
Built in 1971, Takena Elementary School is in its fourth decade of proudly educating Albany children. Located on a 4.5 acre campus, Takena serves students from Albany’s historic downtown neighborhoods.
Our Schools are Proud to Offer…
Quality Physical Education Program
All students participate in physical education instruction four days a week.
Specialized Music Instruction
Our music program provides instruction to all students once a week. Students receive general exposure to styles of music and introduction to various instruments including keyboards, guitars, and xylophones.
We are very proud of the quality of our teachers that educate your children. If you would like to know more about your child’s teacher qualifications, please give us a call. We would be glad to answer any questions that you may have.
We maintain a close relationship with Albany’s downtown Carnegie Library. Activities have included field trips, library card drives, research projects, displays of student art and book reviews.
We are proud to be a Positive Behavior Instruction Support (PBIS) school. We have a PBIS team that plans a variety of classroom and school-wide character education activities emphasizing positive behavior in and out of school. We are strong believers in the three school rules: Be Safe! Be Respectful! Be Responsible!
To view the character education traits we focus on click here.