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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

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. We want all friends and family to be included, so please spread the word!

Click here to learn more or place your order.

School Events

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 seperate event.

Business Partners

Please contact Bill Beringer if interested in partnering with WCES
Email – [email protected]

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 
Extended Day

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

School Culture

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

District-Wide Returning Student Verification Forms

ATTENTION PARENTS

The “Returning Student Verification” process is currently open.  All current Wards Creek parents should have received, or will soon be receiving, a notification to complete this process.  If you did not receive anything, please email Tammy Stewart.  Please note that this is a District required process that must be completed in order for your child to be appropriately placed in a class for the next school year.  Some things to remember:

– If you have a current Wards Creek student and you plan to stay at Wards Creek, please complete your RSV as soon as possible.  Completing the RSV ensures that your child receives a teacher assignment for next year.

– If you have a current Wards Creek student and you are moving to a different St. Johns Co. school for 2020-21, you should complete the RSV. 

OR

If you have a student at another St. Johns Co. school, but you are moving into the Wards Creek zone for 2020-21, you should complete the RSV and enter your new address information. Completing the RSV ensures that your child’s information gets moved and he/she receives a teacher assignment for next year.

– If you are not returning to Wards Creek or any St. Johns Co. school next year, you should still complete the RSV – there is a section for you to tell us that you are not returning.  This will ensure that your child is properly withdrawn at the end of the school year.

– You should only complete the “New Student Pre-Registration” if you are brand new to the St. Johns Co. School District.  If you have questions about registering a brand new student, please visit our Registration page.

District-Wide Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd.

New Students
District-wide registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now OPEN. Please click the Pre-Register My Student For 2020-2021 button on our school registration page to complete an online registration form for your child.

Returning Students
Returning Student Verification email forms (snapcodes) will begin sending on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Please note: you may receive your children's snapcodes on different dates, depending on student grade level and the school each child attends.

Current 6th grade students: Snapcodes for all 6th grade students will be sent at a later date due to the tdap vaccination requirement. If your 6th grade student is up to date with all immunizations, including the tdap immunization, and you have an updated copy of their HRS 680 immunization form, you can email [email protected] to request your child's snapcode. Otherwise, all 6th grade snapcodes be sent in the next few weeks.

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.

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

Summer Stretch Online Learning

This summer we have an awesome opportunity for students called Summer Stretch. The Summer Stretch program has exciting activities in Math, Reading, Science, and Social Skills to stretch their learning all summer long! Official start date is Monday, June 1st. There are multiple activity options to engage your child for up to six weeks, ending Friday, July 10th.

When kids participate in Summer Stretch, they will enjoy

  • interactive math games,
  • interesting articles to read and videos to watch,
  • fun and engaging science activities to complete, and
  • relaxing and calming videos and activities to practice social skills.

Learn more!