April Holder

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2915 Charlestown Pike
Jeffersonville, IN


(812) 288-4888


(812) 288-4895

School Hours

Building Open to Students
8:40 am
Student Instructional Day
9:00 am to 3:35 pm

Mission Statement

To provide an environment where all students can learn.

Belief Statements

We believe that:

All students can learn
Children are worthy of love and respect
Students have a right to be safe
Everyone has potential to succeed
Curriculum should be interesting and challenging while supporting state standards
Open communication and an atmosphere of mutual support and respect between home, school, and community are critical components of educational success


Our beliefs, mission, and vision will be reflected in our sound educational practice by the following actions:

Focus on different learning styles of all students including those with disabilities, diverse cultures, diverse economic status, and highly able students
Assess, analyze, and differentiate instruction to increase achievement in all students
Create an environment in which students are respected and valued
Promote teachers as facilitators and students as effective learners
Encourage and emphasize good character
Work to improve reading, writing, and math achievement to meet state standards

About Wilson


Wilson Elementary School (WES) houses kindergarten through fifth grade and enrolls approximately 530 students.  Teachers at Wilson provide outstanding learning opportunities for the students.  The goal at WES is to ensure that all students are engaged and achieving their personal best.


WES is a place where all students are appreciated and encouraged.  The staff offers strong academics, which focus on Balanced Literacy, Balanced Math, and a variety of other subjects.  The staff is committed to ensuring that all of the students are successful and exhibit PRIDE (Personal Best, Responsibility, Integrity, Discipline, and Excellence).   The staff is also very dedicated to making sure that every student is given a strong educational foundation.  In addition to the standard curriculum, fine arts, technology, and some of the best athletic programs in elementary athletics are offered at WES.


Outstanding Qualities

  • “A” rated school by the state of Indiana

  • 14 percent increase in English/Language Arts ISTEP+ test scores over the past three years

  • 9 percent increase in Math ISTEP+ test scores over the past three years

  • Variety of intervention programs including high ability to enable all students to reach their full potential

  • New technology (interactive whiteboards, document cameras, etc.)

  • Variety of extracurricular activities such as:  student council, school bank, theater, intramural and competitive athletics.

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