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What We're About

8 months ago

WEM Mission Statement

The Mission of the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District is to inspire everyone who enters to achieve academic, social, and personal skills to become career, college, and community ready.  

WEM Vision Statement

An innovative, leading school district in which communities come together to provide cutting edge, collaborative, and effective education.

WEM Provides 

  • Strong tradition and commitment to academic excellence.
  • Educational programs for all ages.
  • Clear rules and a positive climate for serious learning.
  • Strong parental and community commitment to school.
  • Nonviolent environment with a safe and nurturing atmosphere.
  • Learning enhanced by student to teacher ratio of 16 - 1.
  • Sensitive staff maintains a secure caring, inclusive environment to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Staff willing and determined to help students succeed.


Regular attendance is an essential part of a successful school year. Please have your children in school on time each day. Please call us when your child is absent AND send a written excuse when your child returns to school.
Bus Schedules and Privileges
Bus schedules are sent out yearly in the get ready for school mailing that comes with the new calendar. Many bus routes will change due to new enrollments and families that have moved to the district. Please have your child ready at the bus stop 5 minutes prior to pick up time.

Please examine the schedules carefully. There may be more changes coming as more new enrollment happens. To get a new schedule call the office or stop in.

A student's riding privilege may be revoked for failing to obey the School District's bus discipline policy or failing to demonstrate knowledge of school bus safety principles after receiving training. Districts are not required to follow laws governing suspension and expulsion for a student whose riding privileges have been revoked. Provisions must be made for students with disabilities.
Early Childhood Screening
Screenings are held several times a year for children who will be 4 prior to the month of September of the upcoming school year. The purpose is to identify children who should have further assessment to determine whether or not the child would be eligible for Special Education service.
Child Abuse/Neglect
The professional staff of ISD #2143 are designated by law to report to the proper authorities cases of physical or sexual abuse of children and neglected children. Reports will be filed with the county social services agency. Any professional who submits a report in good faith and exercises due care in doing so is immune from liability.
Building Hours
The Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District does not provide supervision at the school buildings prior to 8:00am (Buses arriving early are the exception).

Students are expected to leave the building after school unless they are involved in an after-school activity.