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In an effort to do an efficient job of tracking illness, we ask you to submit all absences using our online form (button below) rather than calling us.

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STEM Comes Alive At Cedar Park!

Click here to find out how our students are actively and safely engaged in authentic STEM learning this school year.

Learn More About Our Magnet School

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Cedar Park Weather Station!

Check out detailed weather data for our area by using our official weather station on the Weather Underground Station Link below.


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Testing at Cedar Park

Please refer to this resource to find information on our district's standardized tests, our district testing calendar and testing updates.

Testing Resources

A District 196 STEM magnet school of excellence

We strive to be a national leader in STEM instruction and our school is comprised of hard-working students and dedicated staff. 


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The District 196 School Board on Jan. 8 approved a resolution to accept the resignation of Board Director Bianca Virnig and declare a board vacancy, and a separate action to approve the process the board will use to fill the vacancy. Virnig won a special election Dec. 5 to fill the open seat in House District 52B. She will resign from the School Board Jan. 11.

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District 196 is accepting applications from families interested in having their students attend a magnet school in the 2024-25 school year. The deadlines to submit applications are Jan. 5 for the five elementary magnet schools, Dec. 15 for Valley Middle School of STEM and Dec. 22 for the School of Environmental Studies optional high school for juniors and seniors.

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This is part of the district’s plan to centralize our content management systems and improve communication between schools and families by providing a consistent, user-focused experience across all school websites.


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