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  • Welcome

    And we are now an
    AVID Certified School Site!!!!

     WWES, winner within every student


    Mission Statement
    Wildwood Elementary School endeavors to provide an academic, nurturing, and safe learning environment where diversity is respected and individuality is encouraged.
    Children, our most valuable assets, are provided an opportunity to achieve academic excellence and interact through engaging and challenging experiences. 
    Faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who promote shared accountability among the home, child, school, and community to develop responsible, knowledgeable, productive, and compassionate citizens committed to lifelong learning. 
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    FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018
     principal kissing a pig
    Principal Temple is kissing a pig after kids reach monthly 8200 point goal for AR (Accelerated Reader).
    pre-k students celebrate Dr. Seuss day

    Dr. Seuss dress up day March 2nd  to celebrate his birthday.

    Go to the student page to see more pictures.... 



    students at the library

    FOVL (Friends of the Villages Library) takes 4th and 5th graders to Pinellas public library for a show on the history of flight.


    Please consider becoming a volunteer for Wildwood  Elementary School. If you would like to help in the classrooms or attend field trips, you must become a “registered" volunteer.


    Follow the link below to fill out the volunteer application online.

    Wildwood Elementary School's TEACHER OF THE YEAR
    Ms. Linda Magliocca
    Linda Magliocca


    Mr. Temple, the principal of Wildwood Elementary School, was presented with a donation of new school clothing and a monetary donation from The Baby Boomers South in The Villages.

    members of the villages baby boomers south clup

    baby boomers club members presenting donations to Mr. Temple, principal of wildwood elementary

    Thank you to Jacaranda Island Book Club for
    donating money to help support our Book Fair. 
    Ladies from the Jacaramba Island Book Club pictured with the principal and media specialist because they donated money to hel
     “S.T.E.A.M. Team After-School Program”
    (click S.T.E.A.M. for more information)

    “Congratulations STEAM Team Robotics Group! 

    Read more about the competition

    2017-2018 School Improvement Plan


    WWES Website is still under construction.
    Feel free to look around as we continue to update our information. 
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Great Things Are Happening In Sumter District Schools

  • Sumter District Controlled Open Enrollment Dates for the 2018-2019 School Year

    ***ONLY NEW APPLICANTS WISHING TO ATTEND OUT OF THEIR ZONED AREA OR STUDENTS THAT WILL BE PROMOTED UP TO THE NEXT SCHOOL LEVEL (ie: ELEMENTARY TO MIDDLE OR MIDDLE TO HIGH)*** Sumter Residents - Applications Accepted February 5 - March 6, 2018. Out of County Residents - Applications Accepted April 2 - April 16, 2018.

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  • SSMS is one of only 16 AVID National Demonstration Schools in the state of Florida!

    SSMS is one of only 16 AVID National Demonstration Schools in the state of Florida!

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  • NAFEPA State Leadership Award Recipient

    It is with great pleasure that the Sumter County School Board announces Mrs. Helen Christian as the 2018 recipient of the NAFEPA State Leadership Award! Mrs. Helen Christian, Director of Elementary Education for the Sumter County School District

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  • Math Field Day Results

    The Sumter County School District recently held the 21st annual Math Field Day competition! The Math Field Day competition encourages students to develop an interest in mathematics through friendly competition. Teams of students ranging from fourth grade to twelfth grade attend the competition from each of the Sumter County schools. During this all day event students rotated through four separate competitions challenging their mathematical ability in computation, mental math and estimation.

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  • Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs

    Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs - The finale event with live judging will be held on Thursday, April 12, at the Wildwood Community Center, from 6 – 8 p.m. Dinner is catered by La Hacienda at $15 per plate. A wonderful dinner includes an herb roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, dinner rolls, and apple cobbler. Seating is LIMITED with a max of 6 per table. Please purchase your tickets NOW!! See below for the link. Finalists and two family members and the live judges will receive complimentary dinners. The audience will participate in online voting for the People’s Choice Award! Dinner sponsors have helped to keep the cost of the dinner low! Thank you to Lake Sumter State College Foundation, American Golf Cart Association, and Andreyev Engineering! Thank you to My Garage for securing the location! Thank you to United Way of Lake and Sumter for providing the online dinner reservation/payment system!

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