Building a Solid Foundation PK-6
Winchester Public Schools is extremely proud of its four elementary schools, which serve grades Pre-K-4 students, and one intermediate school, which serves grades 5-6 students. These schools provide a wide variety of experiences and opportunities to prepare students for middle school, high school-- and beyond.
Our Pre-K to Grade 6 programs are designed to build a solid academic foundation while developing each student’s unique interests and strengths. With extraordinary fine arts, innovative STEM technologies, computing devices for every student, and more, we are equipped to provide a 21st-century education. Each elementary school has a dynamic school theme, including:
Frederick Douglass Douglass Elementary School
Growing Global Leaders in Language and Literacy
Garland Quarles Elementary School
A Thriving Literacy Community in a STEM School
John Kerr Elementary School
Destination Greatness: Full STEAM Ahead!
Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart
Global Leadership: Local leaders today! Global leaders tomorrow!
Daniel Morgan Intermediate School
Where there is a strong focus on the inter-connectedness of global learning and STEM education with the four core subjects of English, mathematics, science, and history. Additionally, students are provided exceptional opportunities in the fine arts, education, technology, and world cultures.
Our teachers are trained to address the multiple learning styles of young, active minds and to foster complex, creative thinking. The Pre-K to grade 6 years are a time of growth and exploration. Winchester Public Schools provide programs and activities that incorporate the 5 C’s of relevant, project-based learning—Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Citizenship–into all subject areas so that students are actively engaged in learning and applying information.
Focus on the Future 7-12
Winchester Public Schools continues to offer a wide variety of courses designed to prepare our students for their future endeavors. Whether it be a 2 or 4-year college, entering into the military, or joining the workforce, Winchester Public Schools' mission is to prepare students for success in a changing dynamic world.
Students at Daniel Morgan have an abundance of opportunities, including engaging and relevant instruction through project-based learning.
State-of-the-art facilities and a fully comprehensive and dedicated athletic program, along with an award-winning fine arts program including theatre, chorus, band, and visual arts truly do set Handley apart.
The new Emil and Grace Shihadeh Innovation Center prepares Winchester students and community members for the in-demand, skilled workforce of tomorrow.