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K students feeding the animals
West Louisville Elementary
West Louisville Elementary
Students enjoy holding the chicks!
WLES Ag Day - Chicks
UK College of Agriculture visits WLES
WLES Ag Day - UK Visit
Learning about Bee Keeping
WLES Ag Day - Bee Keeping
Students feed the animals
Hard Working Third Graders
A Hard Working Second Grader
Working Hard in Ms Ballou's Class
Working Hard in Ms. William's Class
Working Hard in Ms. Tignor's Class
Working Hard in Ms. Settles' Class
Working Hard in Ms. Young's Class
Working hard in Ms. Cox's classroom
1st Day in Ms. Ballou's class
1st Day in Ms. William's Class
1st Day in Ms. Tignor's class
1st Day in Ms. Settle's class
Ms. Fredrick going over expectations
1st Day in Ms. Martin's class
1st Day in Ms. Young's class
1st Day in Ms. Cox's class
1st Day of School in Ms. Osborne's class
Back to school breakfast in Ms. Heaton's classroom
Breakfast in the classroom on the first day
Ready for the first morning back to school!
1st Day in Ms. Luckett's class
Paws the Tiger greets students at Back to School Night
Back to School Night at WLES
WLES Cafeteria is ready for school to begin!
The WLES Cafeteria Crew is ready for school to begin!
DCPS - Best Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year!
DCPS Digital Backpack
DCPS Digital Backpack

School News & Announcements

DCPS Umbrella Project Summit 2023 Umbrella Logo 2023

This year's DCPS Umbrella Project Summit 2023 will be on Thursday, July 20, 2023 - 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at the Owensboro Convention Center. More information will be released soon about registering to attend. 

DCPS 2023-2024 Calendar cal2324

DCPS instructional calendar for the 2023-24 school year.

DCPS to provide five-day preschool preschoolblocks

Morning and afternoon sessions available - Click "Read More" for details!

DCPS 2022-2023 Calendar calz

DCPS instructional calendar for the 2022-23 school year

District / School Report Cards srclogo

KDE Data for Kentucky Schools and Districts includes information about academic performance, educational opportunities, transition to adult life, school safety, demographics and funding.

FRYSC Advisory Council meeting schedule frysclogowit

Family Resource and Youth Services Center advisory council meeting schedule

DCPS Wind Chill Procedures winterstarkid

Wind Chill Advisory and Warning information

DCPS Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals KidsFirstWinter

Information about school closings, delays and early dismissals 

Support Our Schools! DCPS accepts recyclable items.

Donate these items to support our DCPS schools!

Important Notice importantnotice

Legal consequences for terroristic threatening

SBDM Meeting Schedule SBDMlogo

Contact the school to confirm meeting schedule of DCPS School-Based Decision Making Councils

Digital Backpack kidsfirstbackpack

Information about school-sponsored and community events and opportunities for DCPS students and families 

DCPS You're a Star Awards You're a Star

Nominate a DCPS Star! 

MealViewer mealviewer

Review nutrition information for DCPS school breakfast and lunch menu items

DCPS Cancellation, Delay and Early Dismissal Information snowyflake

Information about DCPS cancellation, delay and early dismissal procedures.

STOP Tipline Safety Tipline Online Prevention

Resource offers anonymous reporting of bullying and unsafe situations. 

Support Our Schools! Help our schools!

Students benefit when schools and homes work together on their behalf! Here are some easy ways you can support DCPS and our children!

Public Notice nondiscrimin

DCPS Non-Discrimination Policy 


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WLES Handbook

The West Louisville Elementary What Parents Want To Know Handbook is an interactive guide to assist you with valuable information about our school. It has been carefully prepared and reviewed in order for you and your family to know and understand the policies and practices of our school. We are dedicated to the goal of success for all students by developing life-long learners. We are excited about this school year and can’t wait to work with you and your child!!


The Daviess County Public Schools district prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or parental status, political affiliations or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions in its employment practices, educational programs and activities, and provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.