Fast Facts

  • 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.