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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 Supply Lists are available below in our Featured Links section or on the Registration Page.

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]


Wards Creek currently has additional VPK spots available. If you are interested, please email Tammy Stewart and/or Virginia Hooks

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
    • 12:55 pm – Wed (10/14-12/16)

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

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 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.

School District News

Early Registration

The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will begin early registration for the 2021-22 school year March 1. This registration is only for children new to the school district, including those entering kindergarten.

Early registration can be completed online or by visiting the student's assigned school website. To find the assigned school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator.

To be eligible for public kindergarten in the SJCSD, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County.


2020-2021 Instructional Materials Adoption for English Language Arts (ELA)

On February 9, 2021, the St. Johns County School Board voted to approve the list of recommended resources for adoption for English Language Arts (ELA). View the final list of approved resources. Florida Statute allows parents or residents of the county to object to the adoption of a specific instructional material. If you would like to contest the adoption of the ELA resources, you must complete the form below and submit it to our office no later than noon on March 11, 2021.

Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Request Form

If you would like access to 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 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when district offices are open.

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

"Anxiety - Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, and Strategies" on Mar. 2

Anxiety - Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, and Strategies on Mar. 2 On March 2nd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Sarah Dew-Reeves, Ph.D., for a virtual discussion titled "Anxiety - Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, & Strategies." Join the meeting online via Microsoft Teams or join via phone by dialing 1-904-420-0831 and then entering the conference ID: 365 715 712#

View a list of future Virtual ESE Parent Advisory Meetings.