Front entrance

About Our School

In 1995, the school first opened as Whispering Wind Elementary. Then in 2008, Whispering Wind established itself as a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) G2 school. It was then that Whispering Wind Elementary received a charter to do business as Whispering Wind Academy (WWA).

The school currently serves over 550 students in grades K-6 and includes three vibrant self-contained Special Education classrooms.

  • Our school hours are 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Early dismissal hours are 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Whispering Wind Academy (WWA) Educational Goals

  • To provide a safe, clean and orderly learning environment
  • To establish a climate of high expectations for success
  • To maintain instructional leadership with a clear and focused mission
  • To provide opportunities for learning with active, direct instruction, while conducting frequent monitoring of student performance
  • To establish active home-school partnerships

WWA Positive Behavior Matrix

  • We are a PBIS school, which means we focus on positive behavior interventions and supports. We build our students up and encourage their positive thoughts and actions.
  • Our acronym for our behavior matrix is SOAR, because we are mighty eagles soaring through the school!
    • S- Safety
    • O- Ownership
    • A- Always Kind
    • R- Respectful
  • We have behavioral expectations for every area of the school campus including hallways, bathrooms, the multi-purpose room and the playground.

Academics

  • Reading, Writing and Mathematics are the foundation for the academic program in grades K-3.
  • Science, Social Studies and Global Geography disciplines integrate into and support the overall curriculum, and all students experience global culture and language through Chinese-Mandarin curriculum.
  • Fine Arts and Physical Education classes teach academic standards through hands-on activities that integrate the core knowledge and skills learned in the classroom into the enrichment curriculum. 

Personal Character

  • We embrace and deliver rigorous programs that establish and optimize Personal Character.
  • Character Counts – Six Pillars of Character.
  • Through PBIS, students learn how to be accountable for their actions and understand the importance of positive behavior. 

Work Ethic

We embrace and deliver a rigorous program that models a Work Ethic that maximizes acquisition of learning at appropriate levels.

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Attendance

Current Schedule 

Grade Level

Start Time End Time
Pre-K, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third Grades 8:50 AM 3:05 PM
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Grades 8:40 AM 3:15 PM

Lunch Schedule

Grade Level Recess Times Lunch Time

Kindergarten

10:36-10:59 and 10:50-1:05 10:19 AM-10:36 AM
1st Grade 11:03-11:26 and 1:50-2:05 10:46 AM-11:03 AM
2nd Grade 11:30-11:53 and 1:00-1:15 11:13 AM-11:30 AM
3rd Grade 11:57-12:20 and 1:35-1:50 11:40 AM-11:57 AM
4th Grade 12:51-1:14 and 2:00-2:20 (Mandarin) or 2:20-2:35 (English) 12:34 PM-12:51 PM
5th Grade 12:24-12:47 and 1:25-1:40 12:07 PM-12:24 PM
6th Grade 1:18-1:41 1:01 PM-1:18 PM

Bell Schedule

Activity

Warning Bell

In Classroom Line Bell

In Classroom Bell

Third Grade

First Grade

Kindergarten

Second Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Sixth Grade

End of Day Bell

Times

8:42 AM

8:43 AM

8:45 AM

11:08 AM

11:23 AM

11:38 AM

11:48 AM

11:58 AM

12:13 PM

12:38 PM

3:15 PM