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Welcome to Ward Central Elementary

1570 Wilson Loop Road, Ward, AR 72176
(501) 743-3569 - Fax: (501) 843-9744

Whatever it takes, we will build a community of resilient lifelong learners. #WCBetterMe

We envision a school and staff that promotes a safe and loving environment where everyone is valued and supported. We will ensure that all students learn at high levels, encourage and support one another to achieve smart goals, and celebrate success.

A Message from
Mrs. Sprawls, Principal

It is with great excitement that I welcome you to Ward Central Elementary. My name is Tobie Sprawls and I am honored to have the opportunity to help lead a school with such amazing students, an extremely dedicated staff, and a supportive school community. I feel very fortunate to be part of this school and to help support the students and families at Ward Central. Read More


At the Cabot School District! We want YOU to be a Cabot Panther! Did you know your student could be part of the long history of academic excellence even if you don't live in the district? School Choice applications are now being accepted through May 1st. Learn more, schedule a tour, and apply today!

AR School Board Recognition Month

January is Arkansas School Board Recognition Month. This month-long observance is an excellent opportunity for the Cabot School District and the community to build a stronger understanding of the crucial role school boards play. Board members are elected volunteers who give countless hours of their time to ensure the success of our students. Please join us in recognizing our seven outstanding Cabot School board members.

Dr. Thurman's Back to School Message for the 2023-2024 School Year

Dr. Thurman shares some important back to school information for students, parents, and the community. This includes information on safety and security, school traffic, bus transportation, and working together to ensure a fantastic year! Remember, the first day of school for ALL students (Pre-K-12th) is Tuesday, August 15!

WCE Upcoming

Vision & Mission

The Cabot School District is committed to educating all students to be responsible citizens who value learning, treat others with
dignity and respect, and adapt successfully to the demands of the rapidly changing society.

The Cabot School District is committed to
"Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Opportunities."