Open House for Perspective Students
Open House for Perspective Students
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Spelling Bee 2019
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Lancaster Central Elementary

First Day of School

The Aim of NWCS

The AIM of the Northern Wells Community Schools is to equip students to maximize their present and future success.

Summer Office Hours

The office will be open until Tuesday, June 11th.  The Summer office hours are from 7:30AM-12PM and 1PM-3:30PM.  The office will open back up for the Fall on Thursday, August 1st 8am-4pm.  Please give us a call at 260-565-3135 or email if you need assistance before August 1st.  Hope you have a relaxing summer vacation.

2019 Open House

Open House for students in first grade through fifth grade will be held on Thursday, August 8th from 5pm-6pm.  At this time students can come meet their teacher and bring in their school supplies.

2019 Kindergarten Orientation


Students in grades 3-5 participated in ILEARN assessments earlier this spring. Final results from ILEARN will be available from the state to the schools on August 15. Schools will have an opportunity to request a rescore for any open-ended items during the window of July 15-31, however, schools and parents will not have access to preliminary scale scores at this time. Submitting a rescore could result in an increase or decrease score. If you have questions, please contact School Testing Coordinator/Assistant Principal Adam McAfee ( or Principal Ginger Butcher ( and they will respond with additional information prior to the end of the rescore request window.

Substitute Teachers & Nurses

At Northern Wells Community Schools we are committed to using highly qualified substitute teachers to work with students in the event of a teacher absence. We are looking to increase our substitute teacher pool along with our substitute nurse pool. Please click on the link below to go about the process of applying. Please contact the Central Office at 260.622.4125 for additional information.

iPad Restrictions

NWCS adopted new iPad restiction guidelines at the December 11th 2018 school board meeting. For additional information please see the iPad restrictions that are located in the "Especially for Parents" tab, under "Downloads"


2019-20 Textbook & Technology Fee

Kindergarten -Second Grade $125.00
Third-Fifth Grade $145.00 

2019-20 School Supply List

Stay Connected to LES

Mrs. Butcher would like for you to keep in touch with her on the Lancaster Twitter and Facebook accounts.  Please scroll to the top of the page and click on the icons that are displayed.  It will take you to where you can select any of the Northern Wells Community Schools! 

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