Beginning in 2020-21 Wayne-Westland Community Schools will offer full online schooling for students grades 6-12. For more information, please call 734-419-2274 or visit Wayne-Westland Online Learning under Our Schools.
John Glenn High School and Wayne Memorial High School are fully accredited by the North Central Association. Together they service approximately 4,500 students. Programs include college preparatory courses, direct college, school-to-work opportunities, exemplary fine arts offerings, and physical education. In addition, both schools provide students with many opportunities to express themselves through Enrichment Programs in the Arts as well as Interscholastic Athletics. Facilities include swimming pools, auditoriums, an alumni arena, a planetarium, athletic stadiums, computer laboratories and instructional media centers.
The William D. Ford Career Technical Center is a 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility that provides outstanding educational career and technical training in 22 skill areas including technology, manufacturing, culinary arts, graphic design, digital media, health services, and many more. The skills learned will prepare students for a 21st century global work force. The center has continually been recognized by Local, State and National Leaders for the many outstanding programs that are offered.
The Tinkham Educational Center Alternative High School provides students with varied and differential opportunities in a small, supportive environment. Students will develop proficiencies in the academic, social, and communication skills necessary to become productive and responsible individuals in an increasingly diverse and technological society.
In addition the Tinkham Educational Center Adult and Community Education offers adult and youth enrichment classes and senior citizen programs.
Adams, Franklin and Stevenson Middle Schools are fully accredited members of the North Central Association and serve sixth through eighth grade students. In addition to the core curriculum, the middle schools each offer advanced classes in Math and English. Middle School students can also earn high school credit in Algebra and World Language. They also offer a variety of fine art, physical education, technology and other elective credits. Students can also participate in a variety of after-school program and athletic programs.
All eleven of our elementary schools are fully accredited members of the prestigious North Central Association. The elementary school program (grades K-5) offers an experienced, dedicated teaching staff, active parent groups and instructional strategies which provide a rich variety of learning experiences.
Eleven elementary schools provide students with a diverse curriculum, which consists of an up-to-date core curriculum as well as art, music, physical education, foreign language, and character education. In addition, we offer self-contained Talented and Gifted classrooms for Kindergarten through fifth grade. These classes are available at Walker-Winter Elementary.
- Edison Elementary School
- Elliott Elementary School
- Graham Elementary School
- Hamilton Elementary School
- Hicks Elementary School
- Hoover Elementary School
- Roosevelt-McGrath Elementary School
- Schweitzer Elementary School
- Taft-Galloway Elementary School
- Walker-Winter Elementary School
- Wildwood Elementary School
The WWCS early childhood programs provide children with a high-quality preschool experience. We hold high expectations for success and provide students with a safe, caring and nurturing environment. Research indicates that children provided with a high-quality preschool experience show significant positive development. The dynamic environment, not only within our early childhood programs, but throughout WWCS, illustrates that when a school and community work together, extraordinary results occur.
About Wayne-Westland Community Schools
Wayne-Westland Community Schools is proud to provide the best educational opportunities for our 9,500 students from Westland, Wayne, Canton, Livonia, Garden City, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, and Romulus. The Wayne-Westland Community Schools has an early childhood center that serves children from birth to age five, eleven elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8), two high schools (9-12), an alternative education high school and an ultra-modern facility for career-technical training.
The district promotes high expectations for success and provides students with a safe, caring, and nurturing environment. Wayne-Westland students develop the character, confidence, and values needed to become productive citizens in a global marketplace.
Extraordinary results occur when schools and communities work together. Wayne-Westland assures every student a high-quality education and a jump-start on career and college futures.
The District offers Talented and Gifted programs (TAG) for K-5 grade students which focuses on project-based learning. Advanced classes are available for 6-12 grade students. Our middle school students can earn high school credits and our high school students can choose both advanced placement classes and earn direct college credit for free.
We also have a virtual high school called Wayne-Westland Online which offers a flexible schedule for students to complete their high school courses online.
Our award-winning Career-Technical Center offers 19 programs to high school students including Emergency Medical Technician, Health Occupations, Robotics, Construction Technology, Culinary Arts and Alternative Energies.