About Us


Welcome to Central-Denison Elementary School, the home of the Dolphins! We are so excited to have you and your child as a part of the CENTRAL-DENISON Family! Our school is located in the heart of Lake Geneva and serves more than 600 Preschool - 3rd Grade Students. We thank you for stopping by our site. We have a wealth of information to help you discover our school! If we can assist you in any way, please don't hesitate to contact us! Have a great day!

School Hours:  8:45 am - 3:45 pm

School starts promptly at 8:45 am.  Students may enter the building at 8:30. Please note there is no supervision prior to 8:30 am.  If your child would like to eat breakfast they may enter the building at 8:30 am (or when their bus arrives).  Students arriving after 8:45 am and entering through the office will be marked tardy.   All students arriving or leaving during the school day must be signed in/out by a parent/guardian in the office.  Please send a note to their teacher to alert that the student will be leaving early.


The AM session for 4K students begins at 8:45 am and ends at 11:30 am.  The 4K PM session begins at 1:00 pm until 3:45 pm. 


Phone Numbers:  General Office/Attendance 262-348-4000

Our teachers are with students for the majority of their day.  You may leave them a message and they will return your call as soon as possible.  If it is regarding an issue that needs to be taken care of before the end of the day, please call the office 262-348-4000.


If your child will not be able to attend school or will be late, please call the office (262-348-4000) or email [email protected]  by 9:00 am.  Please leave your child’s full name, their teacher’s name and why he/she is unable to come to school that day.  If your child will be out of school for three or more days, a Planned Absence Request will be required or an excuse from the physician.   Should your child be out for an appointment, please notify the office prior to the appointment, obtain a school excuse from the appointment and have the child bring the excuse upon returning to school.  Students are allowed up to five (5) excused absences per semester.

Bus Company:  Dousman Transportation  262-248-3289

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s bus ride to and from school, please call the bus company. 


For changes made to your child’s regular transportation:  Please send a note with your child or write on the communication card or agenda if a transportation or pick up change is necessary.  Please call the office by 3:15 PM with any changes during the school day.  If you must pick up your child during the school day, an adult must visit the office and sign your child out.


Central-Denison School Website:  www.lakegenevaschools.com

This website is for Central-Denison School as well as the entire Lake Geneva district and is a wonderful resource.  The lunch and breakfast menu, school calendar, our newsletter, contact information, library resources and many other items of importance can be found at this website.  Please like us on Facebook too.

Automated Announcements:

Our district has the capability to send out automated calls and emails to our families with regards to a variety of issues.  We will use this feature for school closings as well as student activity reminders or changes.  The automated announcement service will contact the home phone of the primary contact person.


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