O.G. Wiederstein Elementary Campus Facts 2017-2018

  • Our Beliefs:

    • We believe all students have the capacity to learn & be successful.
    • We believe a safe secure environment is paramount to learning.
    • We believe living our core values of leadership, character, commitment, service & learning, result in the ability to set & achieve life-long goals.
    • We believe quality instruction addresses the individual needs of students.
    • We believe engaging, interactive, & authentic teaching creates empowered, active learners prepared for our changing world.
    • We believe embracing technology as a relevant tool enhances learning in & beyond the classroom.
    • We believe in a Professional Learning Community (PLC) culture that allows time to collaborate & share best practices in order to improve continually.
    • We believe good communication in critical to success.
    • We believe lifelong learning enriches staff through professional development.
    • We believe measures of our successes go beyond standardized testing.
    • We believe public education is defined by the local community, with limited state involvement.

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  • Year Established:  1967

    New Building Constructed:  2008

    Grade Span:  Pre-K to 4th

    Student Enrollment:  830

    Student Ethnicity

    • Asian/Pacific Islander:  1.5%
    • African American:  13.1%
    • Hispanic:  36.2% 
    • White:   42.8%
    • Multi-Ethnicity: 5.5%

    Staff Total

    • Teachers:  56
    • Campus Professionals:  2 
    • Non-Campus Professionals:  1
    • Paraprofessionals:  10
    • Auxiliary:  10

    Student Teacher Ratio:  21 to 1

    Community & Parent Involvement:  PTC - Parent Teacher Club

    Service & Character Initiatives:

    • Character Counts Program & Assemblies
    • Leadership Team
    • PBIS Team involves all staff to help promote positive behavior.

    2016 State Accountability Ratings:  Met Standard

    School Hours:  7:30 AM - 3:45 PM

    • Doors Open:  7:30 AM
    • Tardy Bell:  8:10 AM
    • Dismissal:  3:20 PM
  • Points of Pride:

    • Communities in Schools works to address the academic, social, physical, and emotional needs of students through community partnerships.
    • Wiederstein Leadership Team sponsors many events on campus and supports the community through community service projects each year.
    • Choir and Orff Ensemble perform at various events throughout the area.
    • Safety Patrol offers a chance for students to be representatives of safety and security on campus.
    • Computer Club provides students with the opportunity to extend their love for technology.
    • Library Club helps the library by keeping the library organized, finding books, and helping patrons when they visit the library before school. 
    • Makerspaces provides students the opportunity to use critical thinking to create, build, and learn.
    • ALE & AIMS programs help to meet the needs of our students with special needs.
    • Robotics Club is part of the First Lego League.
    • Art Club helps to introduce and expose students to different mediums.
    • Crazy 8s Club helps to show students that math can be fun!

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  • Mission Statement: Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD provides a safe, secure and challenging learning environment, through the responsible use of all resources, to afford opportunities for all students to realize their individual potential and to become responsible and productive members of society.

    Vision: Prepare EVERY student to be a productive citizen.

    Values: Leadership, Character, Commitment, Service & Learning

    Strategic Priorities:

    • P1: High Achievement for All Students
    • P2: High-Performing and Engaged Workforce
    • P3: Effective and Efficient District and Campus Operations