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The Home of the Tigers!

 "We Can, We Must, We Will Achieve!"

Mission:  Sixth Ward Elementary School is focusing on developing and maintaining a school climate for concrete teaching and learning that will prepare students academically for the 21st century.  It is anticipated that a favorable atmosphere, a classroom environment that infuses real world learning and work into daily instruction will enhance students’ ability to reason, produce knowledge independently, and use the tools of technology for increased effectiveness and productively.

Vision:  The Sixth Ward Elementary School Community is committed to improving academic achievement for all students.

What's Happening At Sixth Ward?

Sixth Ward Elementary is now offering After-School Care!
For more information, please cont
act Dr. Kimberly Gales-Johnson.


The State Library of Louisiana offers free online after-school homework assistance to all Louisiana students.  
To access the site, click the link below:


News and Events

Show Your Support!
Posted on 10/20/2014
October is National Bullying Prevention month. 
School Day Notice
Posted on 08/09/2013
School begins at 7:45 and dismisses at 3:10.  
Never Give Up Because There's a Hero Inside of You
“Never Give Up Because There’s Hero Inside of You” was the theme for the SWES 6th grade graduation class of 2015 held on Tuesday, May 19th. Twenty-one students received awards for scoring on or above grade level on MAP.   READ MORE...
Oh the Places We Will Go!
Congratulations to the prekindergarten and kindergarten class of 2015. On May 18th at 9:00 am students celebrated their promotion to the next grade level. Students were recognized for academic excellence, most improved, and excellent behavior.   READ MORE...
PBIS Magic!
PBIS Magic!
SWE students with an excellent behavior record, green all year, were rewarded with a magic show on Tuesday, May 12th. Ferguson’s Magic Show with Billy Ferguson entertained the students with a spectacular 45-minute presentation.   READ MORE...
The SWES Carnival was held on Friday, May 1, 2015.  Students enjoyed face painting, tattoos, ring toss, inflatable jumpers, and other games.
Carnival Fun
SWES 6th Grade Graduation Class
D.A.R.E. Graduation
On Tuesday, April 21st, Sixth Ward Elementary, along with the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Department, held its annual D.A.R.E Graduation. During the 10-week program, Deputy Allen Brown taught students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.   READ MORE...
Acheivement Day
The SWES 4-H Club participated in Achievement Day at Lutcher High School on Wednesday, April 22. All members were recognized for participation with either medals or certificates.   READ MORE...
On March 26 the students at Sixth Ward Elementary engaged in a presentation entitled The NED Show. The NED Show is America’s Most Popular School assembly.   READ MORE...
Honor Roll
Quarter 3 Honor Roll Program
The Quarter 3 Honor Roll Program was held on Wednesday , April 1st. All students in grades 1-6 were invited to attend.   READ MORE...
Paris Harry
Regional Social Studies Fair
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, six students from Sixth Ward Elementary School attended and participated in the Regional Social Studies Fair, which was held at Nicholls State University. These students competed against students from six other surrounding parishes with project boards they prepared on various topics from Social Studies.  READ MORE...
Black History Celebration
Black History Celebration
On February 24th and 25th, Sixth Ward Elementary School celebrated the achievements of African Americans. On Tuesday, February 24th, Principal Judy Ezidore, SWE faculty and staff, and students hosted its annual Black History Honoree Luncheon.   READ MORE...
100th Day of School Celebration
100th Day of School Celebration
The Pre-K and Kindergarten classes celebrated their one-hundredth day of school on Friday, February 6th. Students were dressed up in fashions of yesteryear.   READ MORE...
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Read Across America
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! On March 2, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, the Sixth Ward third graders went all out. Mrs. Love and Ms. Bailey became the Teacher of All THINGS and the students became Thing A's and Thing B's. The day began with a research project on the famous Dr. Seuss.  READ MORE...
Diana Melancon Awarded SWES Teacher of the Year
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Diana Melancon, Sixth Ward Elementary’s Teacher of the Year. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Diana has been teaching at Sixth Ward Elementary for two years and is currently teaching Kindergarten.  READ MORE...
Social Studies Fair
Social Studies Fair
Sixth Ward Elementary held their annual Social Studies Fair on Friday, November 21st.   READ MORE...
  October 2015  
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Events on Oct 8
Fall Break
Oct 08 2015
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Upcoming Events
   Fall Break
   Oct 08 2015
   School Candy Sale Ends
   Oct 12 2015
   National School Lunch Week
   Oct 12 2015
   Report Cards will be issued at Eureka/Wonders Parent Night
   Oct 13 2015 at 06:00 AM

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