At WCES we ensure Achievement, Learning, and Leadership for ALL.
To build and sustain a culture that provides a safe environment where all stake holders collaborate to ensure growth and achievement for all.
Letter from our Principal
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 —
School supply lists
Click on the following links to access the supply list for the upcoming school year:
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.
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
- Spirit Day – Dr. Seuss Day on March 1, 2024
- PTO Spring market on March 1, 2024 5:00 pm
- Second Annual STEM Expo on March 1, 2024 5:30 pm
- PTO – Fun Run Fundraising on March 4, 2024
- School Social Worker Day on March 6, 2024
- Third Quarter Ends on March 8, 2024
- Spirit Day – Beach/Luau Day, Aloha! on March 8, 2024
- Arrival – 8:00 am
- Classes Begin – 8:25 am
- Dismissal –
» 2:45 pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
» 1:45 pm – Wed (early release)
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
- Census Information 2020-21
- Class Size Letter 2023-2024
- Economic Security Report Summary
- Elementary Choice Letter 23-24
- Equity Flyer
- Florida Standards Resource for Parent
- HS Volunteer Form
- Parent Handbook 2023-2024
- Parent Letter for Disability Awareness
- PBIS Handbook 2023-2024
- PK-K Orientation 2023-2024
- Required Instruction Letter
- School Safety Letter 2023-24
- Service Animal Policy
- Sheriff Hardwick Letter 2023-24
- SPAR Report
- Student Code of Conduct Letter 2023-2024
- Student Code of Conduct
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 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.
"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.