Miliary & Government Employed Familes

Please be advised the USDA has determined that families impacted by the government shutdown can apply for temporary free/reduced meal benefits. Applications are available on Chesapeake Public Schools website  Families impacted are encouraged to submit an online application. Submitting the application online is secure and confidential, and will ensure quick processing since applications are sent directly to School Nutrition Services. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Bonnie Brown in the School Nutrition Services Office at 757-547-1470.

Math Textbook Adoption

The Chesapeake Public Schools Mathematics Department is seeking parent and community input for the citywide adoption of the new K-12 mathematics textbooks. Citizens are invited to examine the proposed textbooks and provide feedback. Textbooks will be on display at DCCE between January 17th and February 10th during school hours. They will also be on display at the following locations:

  • Central Library, 298 Cedar Road
  • Russell Library, 2808 Taylor Road
  • Indian River Library, 2320 Old Greenbrier Road
  • Major Hillard Library, 824 Old George Washington Hwy N.
  • South Norfolk Memorial Library, 801 Poindexter Street, Suite 111
  • All other elementary, middle, and high schools

Review forms are available on-site or at


Become a School Bus Driver

school busChesapeake Public Schools is currently seeking dependable, conscientious individuals to serve as bus drivers and bus assistants for our school division. We provide all training necessary for operating a school bus. Call 757.547.0001




Office 365 Pro Plus

Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and OutlookChesapeake Public Schools is happy to announce the availability of Office 365 Pro Plus at no charge to all Chesapeake Public School (CPS) students for use on personal computer equipment. The licensing allows the installation of the software on up to five compatible PC and/or MAC computers. In addition, a simplified version of the software may be installed on up to five tablet/mobile devices. The license will remain active as long as the division maintains this agreement and as long as the individual is a CPS student. Once a student withdraws from the division, they are no longer legally licensed to use the software. View information about Office 365


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