Military Families

  • WFISD Welcomes Sheppard Air Force Base Families!

    Welcome to Wichita Falls ISD, where we take pride in supporting and embracing military families. We understand the unique challenges that come with military life, and we are here to ensure a smooth transition for you and your children. As part of our commitment, we are thrilled to have Sheppard Elementary located right here on Sheppard Air Force Base, making it a convenient and ideal choice for military families. At Sheppard Elementary, we provide a nurturing and inclusive learning environment that fosters academic excellence, character development, and a sense of community. Our dedicated faculty and staff are experienced at working with military-connected students, offering tailored support to meet their educational needs. Sheppard Elementary has received over $2 million in DoDEA grant funds, making it fully equipped to provide an enriching educational experience for your children. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to our district and helping your children thrive both academically and socially.    

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    Sheppard Elementary serves students in PreK (4) through 6th grade on Sheppard Air Force Base. With an enrollment of around 300 students, we pride ourselves on having a private school quality in a public school setting. Benefits for students include:

    • Family atmosphere
    • Safe environment
    • Latest technology
    • Dynamic educators
    • Project-Based Learning
    • UIL activities
    • Enrichment clubs
    • Student council
    • Full-time nurse
    • School counselor
    • Military/Family Life Counselor
    • Student-led activities

    International Baccalaureate Program

    Wichita Falls ISD also offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate program at Hirschi High School. Beginning in 2024, the IB program will be housed at Legacy High School. Learn more about Hirschi's IB program here
    IB Diploma Coordinator: Henri Naylor


  • SAFB School Liaison
    Michael Wenk
    Location: 709 9th Ave • Bldg 960

    Mon – Thurs: 8 am-5 pm
    Friday: 9 am-4:30 pm

    Sheppard Elementary
    Cindy Waddell

    Sheppard Elementary

    DoDEA Director and Campus Liaison
    Donna Hale

    School Times: 8:15 am-3:45 pm
    Doors open at 7:45 am.