Weddington Elementary - About Our School
Vision: EMPOWER, STRIVE, SUCCEED, EXCEL
Mission: We will empower our students to be life-long learners and 21st century scholars by striving to provide rigorous learning opportunities. This will enable our students to succeed in the classroom and excel to their greatest potential.
Honor School of Excellence: 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
School of Excellence: 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03
UCPS International School: 2010-2011, 2013-2014
NC Report Card: Grade A: 2013-2014, Grade A: 2014-2015, Grade A+: 2015-2016, Grade A: 2016-2017, Grade A: 2017-2018, Grade A: 2018-2019
Current Enrollment: 761
Classroom teachers: 23, Specials Teacher - 5, Dual-Language Spanish teachers: 10, AIG teachers: 2
Specials: Art, PE, Music, Computer, Global Media, STEAM
School Colors: Blue and Green
School Mascot: Wildcat
Programs: Global Program (Dual-Language Spanish Classrooms), Terrific Kids, Principal Awards, Lunch Bunch Groups, Positive Behavior Program (PAWS), Student Council, Afterschool Program, PreK Program, Student Leadership Program, Student Council, 4th/5th grade choir
Clubs: Battle of the Books (2016 county winner), Chess, Cooking, Drama, Science, Math, Computer, Tennis, Girls on the Run, Fitness, Art, Music, Craft, Nature, Dance, Spanish
Committees: Technology, Site-Based, Principal Advisory Committee, Global, Social, Intervention Team, Academic, Dual Language Immersion Program Committee and over 15 PTO fundraising and school support committees.