About the district: A look at Waynesville schools Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 August 2017
Waynesville R-VI School District

From pre-school for children with special needs to dual credit and Advanced Placement college courses, the Waynesville R-VI School District offers a variety of programs to meet the academic needs of students at all levels. As a result, students perform above average on most state and national tests.

Beyond their classroom lessons and 21st century skills, students learn to apply positive behavior support (PBS) strategies, model character words and embrace good habits for successful daily living.
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Waynesville R-VI School District

Understanding the value of individual responsibility is emphasized, along with service to others. Waynesville teachers also embrace the Professional Learning Community model and classes begin late each Wednesday to allow teachers to collaborate on the best practices.

After-school programs

In the after-school Club TIGER program, students participate in a variety of hands-on activities, including enrichment projects, tutoring, fitness, crafts and more. A sliding fee is available, based on family income levels.


Athletics
Sports include football, soccer, softball, golf, tennis, volleyball, cross country, wrestling, basketball, baseball, track and cheerleading.Visit http://waynesvilletigerathletics.org/ for more details.


Clubs and activities
Various clubs and activities include band, fitness, leadership, engineering, art, invention, math, photography, robotics, Spanish, ceramics, cooking, Key Club, JROTC, student government, Student-2-Student, FFA, choir, etc. Ask your child’s school what is offered on site.

Calendar
The school calendar is online on each of the school’s website. The 2017-18 school calendar is available at: www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/cms/lib/MO01910216/Centricity/Domain/4/2017-18%20School%20Calendar%20-%20Approved.pdf.

Communication
eSchoolPlus’ Home Access Center enables parents to monitor their child’s academic progress via the internet. In addition to information from teachers, the district uses texts, email, voice messages, its website, Facebook pages, Twitter, Remind, Channel 12 television and newsletters to help keep parents informed.

Enrollment information
Continuous enrollment is available and routine. Students impacted by the military make up 75 percent of Waynesville’s 5,700 students; 60 percent are military dependents. Enrollment forms are available at www.waynesville.k12.mo.us under Online Enrollment. Additional details regarding shot records, age requirements, birth certificates, etc., are located there as well.

Performance
Waynesville R-VI test scores consistently exceed state averages. The Waynesville R-VI School District achieved a record 97.5 percent on the State of Missouri’s Annual Performance Report – in 2016, the latest information available as of publication time. This is the highest APR score in the school’s history and the fourth consecutive year of measured academic growth for the district’s  students.

Staff

The Waynesville R-VI School District is the second largest employer in Pulaski County with 784 employees.

 Teachers average more than 11 years of teaching experience and more than 59 percent of the district’s teachers hold master’s degrees or higher.

Volunteer program
 Waynesville R-VI works to build a connected learning community to enhance our students’ success. The district works closely with parents and other community members, PTOs, senior citizens, area businesses, service organizations, local governments and military groups.

 More than 1,200 individuals have registered to volunteer in school buildings through the district’s community volunteer coordinator. The AmeriCorps program provides full-time volunteers, placed in every elementary building and the middle school, to directly tutor students in reading and math before and after school.

The VISTA program provides full-time volunteers to work with the community at large to build the capacity of the school district to serve at-risk youth and eliminate poverty.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 August 2017 )