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How many credits do you need to graduate? 
Students with 18 credits in the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC) can graduate.

How often do graduations take places for students?
We graduate students every 9 weeks.

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"Tinkham helped me out when I felt I had nothing else to turn to, I was ready to flunk out of high school, then I got referred to Tinkham, I got there and felt I was actually cared for by the faculty, they did the most they could to help me succeed."

"They help you become the best person you can be."

"Tinkham has helped me get somewhere that I never expected to be, graduating. Every teacher here is nothing but friendly and want the best for you. I can't express how greatfull I am to have attended. "

"I’ve attended Tinkham for nearly 3 years. I’ve gotten more done there than I have online or any other school. I didn’t think I’d ever graduate but with everything Tinkham did for me and the quarters, here I am graduating!"

"Tinkham is a wonderful school and I’d recommend anyone to attend."

"The kindness and willingness to help students and want them to go somewhere in life."

"The staff tries their best with every student."
 

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Points of Pride

Points of Pride
 

  • 85 graduates for the 2017-18 school year, compared to 46 in 2016-17, 10 in 2015-16, and 6 in 2014-15.
  • 88% of the school population feel supported by staff, compared to 44% in recent years, found through our school perception data survey
  • Over 90% of our student population passes at least one of their classes, compared to 71% of our students in 2015-16
  • We have almost tripled the percentage of students who pass all of their classes from two years ago.
  • 88% of our potential graduates this year graduated on time
  • 3 teachers (almost half of my teachers) on staff have been teaching for over 20 years
  • The newly developed COST (Coordination Of Services Team) program has almost 40 community members on it!
  • Program enrollment has tripled over the past four years and each year we have a waiting list
  • Our e2020 (online) pass rate has increased from 26% three years ago to now 65%


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August 31, 2020
Share Your First Day Photos with Us!

Welcome back Wayne-Westland friends and family!  We would like to invite everyone to share your First Day of School photos with us!   Students, Staff & Parents... help us celebrate your unique 2020 return to school experience. We look forward to seeing your creative first day photos!   Email your photos to info@wwcsd.net  We may be sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter and the District website.

Welcome back Wayne-Westland friends and family!  We would like to invite everyone to share your First Day of School photos with us!

Students, Staff & Parents... help us celebrate your unique 2020 return to school experience. We look forward to seeing your creative first day photos!

Email your photos to info@wwcsd.net
We may be sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter and the District website.

 

August 31, 2020
WWCS Food Distribution Dates and Times

 

The attached flyer contains all of the WWCS Food Distribution Dates and Times for all WWCS schools. Once distribution starts at your school, distribution will recur weekly on the same day of the week and time as listed on the flyer for your school until we resume in person learning. 

August 18, 2020
Tinkham Educational Center Distance Learning Schedules

 

Distance Learning Schedules

PDF DocumentDistance Learning Schedule : Tinkham Educational Center

For a complete list of all WWCS Distance Learning Schedules, please visit our Return to Learn updates page. 

 

August 17, 2020
Special Education Community Meeting

To our Wayne-Westland Community,

If you have questions about special education services during the District’s Distance Learning, please join us for one of our Special Education Community Meetings. Superintendent Dignan and our Special Education Department will share information and answered questions that have been submitted to info@wwcsd.net.

 

August 16, 2020
Virtual vs. Distance Learning Options

Wayne-Westland Community Schools has extended the deadline for families to enroll in Edgenuity's virtual learning platform. The revised deadline is now by 4 pm on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Below is a chart that explains the differences between Virtual Learning and Distance Learning in Wayne-Westland. 

September 11, 2020
Hot Spot Bus Locations

Hot Spot Bus Locations

Google DocWWCS Hot Spot Bus Locations

On Monday, September 14, Wayne-Westland Community Schools buses equipped with wifi will be parked in areas around the district for students to access online learning. Students will NOT board the buses as the wifi signal on the buses will extend about 400 feet from the school bus. Here is the schedule with the times and locations.



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Tinkham Educational Center

3001 Fourth Street
Wayne, MI 48184

Phone: 734-419-2436
Fax: 734-595-2439
Attendance Line: 734-419-2436

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Full Day: 7:50 am - 2:40 pm

 

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Wayne, Michigan 48184

Phone: 734-419-2426
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Website Accessibility

Website Accessibility Policy 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools (“District”) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. All pages on the District’s website will conform to the W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents of those guidelines. The District will continue to test future releases/updates of its website and remains committed to maintaining its compliance and serving the widest possible audience. To this end, the District will perform periodic accessibility audits of its website.

Please report any concerns on the Accessibility Concerns page. 

Web Accessibility Coordinator:
Scott Mastenbrook
734 419-2009
MastenbrookS@wwcsd.net