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  • Sneak Peek Night

     Drop off your school supplies, meet your teacher, see your classrooms, and enjoy watermelon provided by our PTO.

    Sneak Peek night is August 13 from 6 - 7 pm.

    First Day of School 

    Wednesday, August 14th is the first day of school for all students. Doors open at 7:30 and classes begin at 8:00. Dismissal is at 1:35.

    Arrival and Dismissal Procedures 

    The front doors will open at 7:30 for arrival. Students who eat breakfast at school may enter the school at 7:30 a.m.   The first bell rings at 7:50 a.m. Before 7:50, students may go to the cafeteria for breakfast or to the gym if not eating breakfast.

    If you walk your child into the building before the 7:50 bell, we ask that you take them to the gym or cafeteria. Students must be in their classrooms at 8:00 a.m., when the final bell rings, or they will be counted as tardy/absent.

    Students will be dismissed MTTF at 3:05 p.m. and at 1:35 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    If students leave school early, they must be signed out by a parent /guardian. Office staff may ask for ID before releasing the child.

    Welcome to Woodlawn

    Woodlawn Elementary School, located on 5.1 acres of land in North Lawrence, has a long history and can trace its roots back to the earliest settlements in the area. Originally named Fifth Ward School, in 1890 it's teachers petitioned to have the name changed to Woodlawn because the building was surrounded by a wooded lawn of elm, birch and walnut trees. The original building burned to the ground in 1923, and a new school, also named Woodlawn, was built in 1924. Woodlawn serves students in grades K-5 including offering a full-day kindergarten program.

    Did You Know? The United States Department of Education has recognized Woodlawn as a National Blue Ribbon School! In addition, the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force awarded Woodlawn its Challenge Award for inspiring high student achievement among populations with high ethnic and economic diversity.

    "Promoting a healthy self–image, positive attitude, and essential skills to live, learn and work in international society"



  • School Hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    8:00am - 3:00pm
    8:00am - 1:35pm
    508 Elm Street
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    Phone: (785) 832-5920
    Principal: Jayci Roberson