Southern Wells Community Schools

Southern Wells Community Schools

Trent Lehman, Superintendent
9120 S 300 W
Poneto, IN 46781
(765) 728-5537

About Us:

Southern Wells Community School Corporation offers a quality education in a close-knit rural community to the roughly 830 students on a single campus. The district covers several townships in southern Wells County. Southern Wells Little Raiders Preschool opened its doors in August 2023, providing a learning opportunity for nearly 30 students. The district emphasizes family values, discipline, hard work, and high moral standards. In Grades 7-12, students have access to diverse academic programs, CTE classes, and extracurricular activities.

Diverse Academic Programs:

  • AP & College Dual-Credit: AP and honors courses in Math and English. Dual credit courses through partnerships with Ball State University, Ivy Tech, and Indiana Tech.
  • CTE: Offers a range of CTE classes, including nutrition, health, business, early childhood education, and more.
  • Arts: Performing and visual arts programs for students to excel.

Community Partnerships:

Collaborates with local manufacturers and businesses to provide practical experience and job skills through our ICE/WBL programs.

Parental Involvement:

Parents actively participate in conferences, events, and various school activities, enriching their children's educational journey.

What Our Community Says:

"The reason we choose to send our kiddos to Southern Wells Elementary is because of the staff and the culture of the school. We chose a school that we felt aligned most closely with our family's beliefs and values. The atmosphere in the elementary is positive and nurturing and has been a good experience for our children."  -Parent of three elementary students

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