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BACK TO SCHOOL 2023-2024

We're excited to welcome our students and staff back for the 2023-2024 school year! Scroll to view all back-to-school updates. 

*This page will be continue to be updated as new information is released.

View our Back to School Video here!

2023-2024 School Calendar

First page of the PDF file: 2023-2024SchoolCalendar-Revised61523_1



2023-2024 Time Schedule

Upcoming Back-to-School Events

**For specific details, more information or questions, please contact your child's school.

Washington County Elementary School

WCES Preschool Open House - August 15, 2023 from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

WCES Preschool Open House

Kindergarten Jumpstart - August 7-10, 2023

Back to School Bash - August 15, 2023

  • Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Combo Families (Multiple Grades): 5:30-6:00 p.m.
  • 3rd-5th Grade: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
WCES Back to School Bash

Washington County Middle School

Open House - August 17, 2023 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

6th Grade Orientation - August 17, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

WCMS Open House
WCMS 6th Grade Orientation & New Family Orientation

North Washington Elementary School & North Washington Middle School

Kindergarten Camp - August 15, 2023; First Session - 3:00-5:00 p.m.; Second Session - 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Back to School Open House - August 21, 2023 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. **Includes NWES Preschool

NWES Kindergarten Camp
NWES Open House

Washington County High School

Commander Countdown Days (Formerly called "Registration") 

Seniors - August 17, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Juniors - August 17, 2023 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sophomores - August 18, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Freshmen - August 18, 2023 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Open House - August 22, 2023 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

WCHS 23-24 Dates




Washington County Elementary School

23-24 WCES Kindergarten Supply List
23-24 WCES 1st Grade Supply List
23-24 WCES 2nd Grade Supply List
23-24 WCES 3rd Grade Supply List
23-24 WCES 4th Grade Supply List
23-24 WCES 5th Grade Supply List

Washington County Middle School


1 Pack of Color Pencils

3 Glue Sticks

Clorox Wipes

1 Package of highlighters


Water bottle


3 Boxes of tissues




North Washington Elementary School & North Washington Middle School

Pencil box or pouch





Clorox Wipes

1 Box gallon zip lock bags (boys)

1 Box quart zip lock  bags (girls)


Washington County High School

WCHS will provide all essentials for student success - pens, paper, folders, etc., which will be available at Commander Countdown Days and Open House event. Students may be asked by teachers to obtain additional materials on a class-by-class basis.


2023-2024 Bus Routes

2023-2024 Washington County Schools Bus Routes

Questions regarding bus routes and services should be directed to the Director of Transportation, located at the Washington County Schools Bus Garage at (859)-336-5495.