Central High School Parent Advisory Council

A nonprofit organization

$44,105 Raised by 226 Donors

98% complete

$45,000 Goal

St Paul Central - 150+ Years Strong! Help PAC continue the good work we do for the vibrant Central community!

Central High School in St Paul, MN has a reputation for excellence based on decades of achievement. But while Central has a rich history, it is not rich with resources. That’s why the Central High School Parent Advisory Council (PAC) reaches out to every Central High School family for financial support. Our dollars:

•   help close the school’s achievement gap

•   provide classroom equipment, supplies and support 

•   improve the academic experience for students, families, and staff

In 2018-19, PAC funded over 50 requests from teachers and staff. PAC has paid for things like the 9th grade retreat, student planners, bus tokens for students who stay after school for tutoring, performances from outside artists, and many essential classroom materials such as: foreign language material subscriptions, art supplies, calculators, and science equipment.  PAC  also pays for meals and treats for Central teachers and staff during conferences throughout the school year.

We were also able to sponsor the Central Speaker Series to celebrate the diversity of the Central High School community. This included visits to Central by authors Shannon Gibney and Melvin Carter, Jr.

Our goal this year is to raise $45,000, as more and more teachers have come to rely on this funding source for important classroom needs. 

EXCITING NEWS for 2019 - Matching Grant

This year we have a generous pool of donors who have pledged to match the first $18,285 in donations!! Matching donors have pledged their support in honor of: 

  • Retired Principal Mary Mackbee
  • The wonderful Central teachers and staff
  • Philando Castile and the Castile Family
  • Tommy Jones, graduating senior, Class of 2020
  • Kathy Putzer

Thank you to the families who made this match possible!

If you prefer to send a check our address is: 

Central High School PAC

P.O. Box 40123 Saint Paul, MN 55104

JOIN the Central Friends and Family Facebook Page to connect to others in the Central High School community and get reminders about PAC meetings. 

Thank you again for your donation to the students and staff of Central High School!!

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Central High School Parent Advisory Council

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PO Box 40123
Saint Paul, MN 55104

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