Watkins-Nance Information

    Watkins-Nance receives Palmetto Silver Award Watkins-Nance is one of 25 Richland One Schools to win the Palmetto Silver Award, the state’s educational award for academic achievement and student improvement.

    Customer Service Mission

    We welcome you with open arms into a clean, safe, friendly environment that is inviting to students, parents, visitors, and the community.  We aim to please by treating everyone with respect, fairness, honesty, and love.
    We, the Watkins-Nance family, believe that every day, every child is a winner.

    Watkins-Nance Mission Statement
    The mission of Watkins-Nance Elementary School is to provide a safe, clean, nurturing, academically-challenging environment that empowers students to become high achievers, life-long learners, responsible decision-makers, and productive citizens, who possess self-confidence to solve problems and respect cultural differences through a partnership among home, school, and community.

    District Information

    District Mission Statement
    We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dream.

    District's Vision
    Richland School District One, in collaboration with an engaged
    community, is committed to ensuring each learner achieves
    his/her potential in a safe, caring, academically challenging
    and diverse learning environment that will develop productive
    citizens for a changing world.

    District Strategic Objectives
    Students will reach their optimal literacy potential.
    Students will demonstrate the skills, attitude and character necessary to be successful, contributing citizens.
    Students will be life-long learners prepared to explore their interests and passions.

    District Beliefs
    We believe that...
    • everyone learns.
    • each person has immeasurable worth and needs to be valued.
    • every person is responsible for his/her choices and actions.
    • integrity governs our behavior.
    • people are interdependent.
    • change provides opportunity for growth.
    • excellence is attainable.

    Strategy #1
    We will ensure a variety of innovative, transformative, personalized learning experiences for each student from early childhood through graduation.
    Strategy #2
    We will foster an environment that embraces change and leads to a responsive culture of accountability, communication, and stakeholder engagement. 
    Strategy #3
    We will build/grow capacity for individual and system-wide productivity to accomplish our mission.



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    Watkins-Nance now has a collection of
    eBooks that can be read anywhere you have Internet access. Click the FollettShelf link in the left column.
    Teachers:  eBooks can be viewed on your SMARTboard!
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    Character Education

    To always be fair and straightforward in conduct.

    From the Principal

    Welcome to Our Site!
    Dear Parents:
    I would like to welcome you to Watkins-Nance Elementary School. We are glad to have you and your child with us.  We hope you will find this school year to be a fulfilling and rewarding one.
    At Watkins-Nance, we expect our students to achieve and become the best that they can be.  With your cooperation and support, we can reach that goal.  We are looking forward to working with you because you are an important part of the Watkins-Nance School family! Have a great year!
    Evelyn Cohens, Ph.D.
    Your Principal

    Upcoming Events

    Monday, October 27
    Faculty Meeting
    3:05 - 4:30
    Media Center
    Red Ribbon Week
    Tuesday, October 28
    Red Ribbon Week
    Wednesday, October 29
    Red Ribbon Week
    Thursday, October 30
    Red Ribbon Week


    Today, 10/25/2014
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