Walnut Creek Elementary Wildcats

Welcome to Walnut Creek Elementary School!
Home of the Wildcats!


Proctors Needed

The NC EOG will take place May 29-June 9. Volunteers are needed to proctor. If you are available and would like to proctor, please contact Valencia Jones vjones3@wcpss.net or Janika Davis jdavis9@wcpss.net.

Limited English Proficiency Parent Academy/Academia de Padres de Nivel de Ingles Limitado

Walnut Creek Elementary School invites you to attend a Limited English Proficiency Parent Academy on Wednesday, April 23 from 6:30-8:00pm.

Cordialmente le invita a una noche informativa en la Academia de Padres de Nivel de Ingles Limitado de Miércoles, 23 de abril a 6:30-8:00pm.

More information is on the English and Spanish flyers.

YMCA Camp Renaissance

Camp Renaissance is the YMCA’s new 10 week full-day summer camp in South East Raleigh.
Each week is filled with swimming, creative arts, games, sports, assemblies and more! Different
weekly themes add variety to activities throughout the summer.

For more information -- Flyer

STEM Program Given $875!

A group of Duke students who participated in this year’s Winter Forum donated their $875 prize money to the STEM program at Walnut Creek Elementary School! Team 11 won first prize for their idea of connecting students in India with those in the U.S. in a program called “StemPals.” Please see the news article for more information.

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STEM Monthly Challenge - Earth Day Citizen

Using only recycled materials, each class will create an Earth Day Citizen.

NC Report Card

The NC Report Card is a resource for information about student achievement, class size, school safety, school technology, and teacher quality at the school, district and state levels. For more information, see DPI's website.

Walnut Creek 2012-2013 Report Card

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration will begin on Monday, January 13, 2014. Registration hours are from 8:30 - 11:00 AM and 1:00 - 3:30 PM. You will need the following items to enroll your child:

  • Completed enrollment forms (We have these available for you at school or you can download them here)
  • A certified copy of your child's birth certificate
  • Two proofs of your Wake County address (One prior to April 9, 2012 (see below) and a current water, gas, or electric bill in parent's name, or a signed lease)
  • Any custody documents
  • A photo ID of the parent or guardian
  • Your child's immunization record
  • A Kindergarten Health Assessment will be required we are asking that these be completed and returned to the school by July 1, 2014 if possible.

Please note that we are a capped school, so for your child to attend Walnut Creek Elementary you must have established residency at your current address on or before April 9, 2012. If you established residency at your current address after April 9, 2012, you still must come here to register but your child will be capped out and sent to our overflow school. Please bring with you TWO proofs of residency one with the date on or before April 9, 2012 and one with a current date. If you have any questions concerning enrollment, please contact our Student Information Data Manager Ms. Traub at 919-857-9505.

Wake County has a kindergarten website featuring up-to-date information on kindergarten registration and early entry.

Enrollment information or student assignment information websites are also available to assist you.

Elementary Report Cards

WCPSS uses standards-based grading for report cards. The purpose of the report card is to inform students and parents about a student’s performance on the grade level standards. All elementary students receive a report at the end of each nine-week reporting period.

For further information on report cards:

  • WCPSS has created a website
  • Understanding Your Student's Report Card document.

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Please join us on Twitter @WalnutCreekEs. We will be tweeting about all of the events at the school and the times our buses leave daily!

Notice of Teacher Status

It is the intent and goal of every school in the district to employ highly qualified teachers and staff to provide the best education possible for your child. A highly qualified teacher is an employee that has completed required training and certification and demonstrates the skills necessary to help every child attain high academic and behavioral standards. Parents have the right to request credentials of teachers and staff at Title 1schools. Please fill out the form below and return it to the main office.

Notice of Teacher Status Form- English
Notice of Teacher Status Form - Spanish

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Our transportation page has been updated. Click here for the latest information about bus information.

Now Available - Online School Payments!

Online payment for school activities is now available. Credit and debit cards are accepted as payment from the convenience of your home. Click here to learn how to setup your online school payment account.

Walnut Creek Online School Payment Website

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2013-2014 Grade Level Supply List


Wildcats Have P.R.I.D.E

P - Positive Words & Actions

R - Respect of Self and Others

I - Integrity and Honor

D - Discipline and Self-Control

E - Excellence in Everything You Do

Positive Behavior Intervention and Support is a nationally recognized research based best practice that is designated by the Office of Special Education Programs as one of the “Ideas that Work. “ PBIS is a school-wide program designed to provide universal strategies and additional layers of interventions for students in need of support. Schools that sustain administrative and staff commitment and implement PBIS with fidelity over time demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • Improved school climate
  • Reductions in Office Discipline Referrals (ODRs) and in school and out of school suspensions
  • Increased parent and community satisfaction
  • Improved systems for responding to students in need of additional support with social behavior

Walnut Creek is participating in the PBIS initiative & is currently developing specific desired outcomes, identifying data sources that will be used to measure progress and creating an action plan to support the accomplishment of outcomes.


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Office Hours - 8:00-4:00 Monday-Friday
April 18 - Holiday - No School
April 23 -LEP Parent Academy

June 12 - Last day of School


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Updated: 4/8/2014
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