Central Elementary School is temporarily located in the old Stillman Heights Elementary School building at 3834 21st Street for the 2016-2017 school year. Major building renovations are being done on the existing Central Elementary School building on Dinah Washington Avenue. The renovation budget is set at $3 million and will include a new playground, library, and school entrance as well as improvements to individual classrooms. The plan has Central Elementrary students returning to school at the Dinah Washington location in fall 2017. The architectural plan can be viewed in the vestibule of the school's current Stillman Heights location.