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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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January 10, 2020
Community Meeting : Superintendent Search

Please Join Us! Parents, staff, community stakeholders are invited to attend.

Community Meeting Anouncement

Thursday January 16, 2020 at 6pm
or
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 6pm

Board of Education 36745 Marquette, Westland, MI 48185

The Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education is searching for a new Superintendent of Schools. The Michigan Leadership Institute has been engaged with the Board to find the best possible candidate for the position. The Board is asking for community input to assist them in setting the criteria for the next Superintendent.

If you are not able to attend a meeting, you can still offer feedback via a survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/85CTDDF

January 6, 2020
NOW OPEN : Have Lunch at Cafe Marquette


Our student-run restaurant is open to the public and offers great lunch specials! Cafe Marquette is Open for Lunch, Wednesday - Friday from 11:30 am- 1:00 pm.  Cafe Marquette is located inside the William D. Ford Career-Technical Center, 36455 Marquette, Westland. 

November 18, 2019
Register Today- Great Futures Virtual High School

PDF DocumentWayne-Westland Community Schools offers a virtual educational experience to meet the needs of our high school students. Register today for Great Futures Online School.  

January 6, 2020
Kindergarten Round-Up Registration Information & Overview

Kindergarten Round-Up

Welcome Class of 2033!  Our Kindergarten Round-Up begins on March 12, 2020 at your local school.  See our Kindergarten Round-Up page for more details. 



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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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Tinkham Educational Center
3001 Fourth Street
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