LEARNING FOR ALL, WHATEVER IT TAKES...

  • Group of students OUR MISSION at Winchester Public Schools, a vibrant and diverse community of learners, is to have the courage and commitment to inspire every student’s passion for excellence in learning. This is accomplished through innovative instruction and the empowerment of every student by a dedicated staff, committed families, and dynamic community partnerships. This educational experience is indicative of the community that supports it. The City of Winchester knows that every student’s success is paramount to the success of the city, creating a richly supportive environment between the school, and the community as a whole.

    WPS’ richly diverse students hail from all over the world and speak a vast array of languages!

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  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Grades PK-4

    • Four elementary schools with school-wide themes: STEM, STEAM, Global Leadership, and Global Immersion
    • Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten curriculum focused on learning through play and student curiosity
    • Readers workshop approach that facilitates student voice and efficacy
    • Inquiry math instruction for long-term, conceptual understanding
    • STEM labs focused on project-based, hands-on learning
    • Gifted student programs to extend learning using Google Classroom
    • Spanish Immersion Program at Frederick Douglass Elementary


    INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL: Grades 5-6

    • Dedicated, age-appropriate instructional approach
    • Gifted classes for STEM (science and math) or Global Humanities (English and social studies)
    • Structured and unstructured play within the school schedule
    • Full band opportunities for all students
    • 1:1 personal device for students beginning in the 6th grade


    MIDDLE SCHOOL: Grades 7-8

    • Advanced math curriculum with a focus on deeper, not faster, learning
    • Engaging, relevant instruction through project-based learning
    • 1:1 personal device for all students
    • Full athletic program for all students
    • Foreign language offerings of Spanish and French
    • Dynamic after school programs including Minecraft, Running Club, Robotics, and Builders Club, free of charge and with transportation


    HIGH SCHOOL: Grades 9-12

    • Full comprehensive high school with a rich tradition and beautiful academic facilities, a committed athletic program, and state-ofthe-art athletic facilities
    • Focus on global education through our partnership with iEARN
    • Variety of languages including Latin, German, French, and Spanish
    • 1:1 personal device for all students, with a focus on 21st century learning and skills through digital learning and project-based learning
    • Comprehensive offerings in Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses
    • Award-winning fine arts program including theatre, chorus, band, and visual arts
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