Wahpeton Elementary » Welcome


Wahpeton Elementary School is located at 1235 12 St N

(701) 642-8328


Welcome to Wahpeton Elementary School

​​​​​​​Week of 9/21/20


Laptop/IPAD forms and accident Insurance 

Insurance forms need to be turned in by the end of next week or you cannot purchase the $20 accidental technology insurance for the laptop/Ipad your child is using.  Let me know if you have any questions. 


School Pictures - Traditional and Virtual Students 

Wwill have the picture re-take day on November 3rd.  More info to come. 


Band Sign-up 

5th grade parents: Mr. Haataja had instrument sign-up for 5th grade students. If your child is interested in band, please contact Mr. Haataja at Haataja@k12.nd.us. 


Morning Schedule 

Doors open at 7:45. Students can go to the cafeteria to eat breakfast or stay on the playground until 8:25. Your student can arrive anytime between 7:45 and 8:25. If your child is dropped off before 7:45 we will not have adults supervising them on the playground. 


Free and Reduced Forms 

If you need financial assistance to pay for breakfast or lunch, please turn in the free and reduced form.  The free and reduced money not only helps your family, but also provides student learning resources for our school. 



Our student software program is called PowerSchool.  As the parent you can have access to your child’s attendance and other information through this program.  Please contact the WES office if you need login information. 


Have a great weekend! 


Mr. Dodge 

Principal, Wahpeton Elementary School 



Follow us on Twitter @WEShuskiepups



Our Mission

“Inspiring learners to be successful in a changing world.”


Our Vision

Our vision is to achieve success through student-centered learning supported by positive relationships with students, staff, parents, school, and community.  We will accomplish this by focusing on:

  • 21st Century Skills (4C,s) Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication
  • Co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities
  • Learning enriched with technology
  • Ensuring high performing faculty and staff

We will be an exceptional school district which provides opportunities for all students to achieve high levels of success while being contributing members of our society.


Our Values

The Wahpeton Public School District values:                  




Our Strategic Focus

The Wahpeton Public Schools will achieve its mission, vision, and values through the fulfillment of its Strategic Plan.  The following strategic initiatives, goals and objectives will guide our efforts as we are “Inspiring learners to be successful in a changing world.”


  1.             Academic Engagement
  2.             School Climate and Culture

              III.            Resource Management and Planning

  1.         Continuous Improvement and Accountability