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Wards Creek Elementary School
New for 2023-2024 — Students will now use Clever to access Schoology, Office 365, Online Textbooks, and other Links for Students.

Mission Statement

At WCES we ensure Achievement, Learning, and Leadership for ALL.

Vision Statement

To build and sustain a culture that provides a safe environment where all stake holders collaborate to ensure growth and achievement for all.

School News

Letter from our Principal

WCES Brochure

Find all relevant and need to know information in our Wards Creek Brochure (linked above) — Contains Information about the follow: School Hours and Contact, Numbers, Cafeteria, HAC/SAC, PTO, and Extended Day —

Business Partners

Please contact Ms. Taylor if interested in partnering with WCES. Email: [email protected]

Planning to Attend a School Event?

The following forms must be completed prior to school events for entrance to WCES:

School Access Form
District mandated for entrance to the school for any reason.

WCES Event Form
For specific school events – must be filled out for each separate event.

23-24 WCES Extended Day Waitlist

Extended day is currently full. Please add your name to our sign-up genius waitlist to be considered for a spot should one become available.

24-25 Wards Creek VPK 

WCE has limited space in our blended VPK classes for the 24-25 school year.

Wards Creek VPK is a FULL DAY program with a monthly fee of $350.  There is also a $100 registration fee.  

Place your child’s name on the list between Feb 5th and March 7th.  Lottery winners will be notified by Friday March 8th.

Please Place Your Child’s Name ONCE on This List

The School Advisory Committee would like for you to provide feedback for WCE.  This information will be reviewed and provided as insight into what is going well and the areas for continued growth.  We would like to have all responses completed by the end of February. Reminder, all SAC meetings are open to anyone interested.

Building a Legacy of Leadership Brick by Brick

Wards Creek Elementary is building a legacy of leadership and we want you to be a part of our ongoing history! We are offering commemorative bricks on our Legacy Walkway in front of our school building. Buy one to honor your current or former student, your family, a great teacher, a community member, alumni, your business or civic organization, or just to support our school. 
Learn more or place your order here.

Schedule & Events

Upcoming Dates

School Hours

  • Arrival – 8:00 am
  • Classes Begin – 8:25 am
  • Dismissal –
    » 2:45 pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
    » 1:45 pm – Wed (early release)
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Keep up to date with events on the PTO website: https://www.wardscreekpto.com/

Our Core Values

We believe that:
The Character Counts Pillars of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship are essential qualities to model and instill in our students.

All individuals are valuable and can make meaningful contributions.

A caring and compassionate learning environment will support the needs of the whole child and inspire all to reach their full potential.
Leaders are life-long learners

School Access

This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at Wards Creek Elementary, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.

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Learn how to access:

  • Clever (Online textbooks and more)
  • Schoology
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Tech-Talk

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.

School District News

2023-2024 Science Instructional Materials Adoption

The St. Johns County School District has begun the review process for the Science Instructional Materials Adoption. Once available, the digital resources will be posted on the Instructional Materials Adoption web page and available for review. The core resources that have been submitted for evaluation were selected from the state adoption consideration lists when available. Additional resources for advanced programs may be reviewed from materials listed as appropriate for the program indicated.

Some print materials may be available for review. If you would like access to the available printed materials or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Materials are available for review from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM when district offices are open.

We encourage parent and community participation in our adoption process. If you would like to serve on a school committee and formally review the resources as a part of the school review team, please contact any school or our office at 904.547.3947 by February 1, 2024. Committee membership is limited. School administrators will select the appropriate number of reviewers from the list of interested participants.

Science Materials

Review the science resources under consideration for adoption on EdCredible.com.

You will need to create an account at EdCredible.com and select the Science Adoption for St. Johns County School District.

"Literacy Beyond Boundaries" Virtual Discussion on February 6

Please join St. Johns County School District's ESE Parent Advisory Committee on February 6, 2024, from 6pm to 7:30pm for a virtual discussion titled "Literacy Beyond Boundaries." The discussion will be presented by guest speaker Alex Barr, Community Outreach Manager for the St. Johns County Public Library System.

Learn more about this event

Literacy Beyond Boundaries ESE PAC Flyer