Mission Statement
Wells’ Mission is to guide student success and achievement
while instilling a desire for lifelong learning and growth.

Our Beliefs:

  • High expectations and productive struggle are the norm
  • Success is personal
  • All want to learn
  • All whys are valued
  • Students want to experience success

Welcome to Wells Combined School

Wells Combined Schools educates all K-12 students from the town of Wells and surrounding areas in the Elko County School District.  WCS provides the opportunity for students to achieve success while instilling a desire for lifelong learning and growth and creates the support structure to ensure students enter college or the workplace equipped to compete in the 21st century world.  We look forward to working with all students and families, creating a path to success.   


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The Elko County School District would like to congratulate Thad Ballard, Trusteefor being nominated and for receiving the Individual School Board Member of the Year award at the 2018 Nevada Association of School Boards Annual Conference. 

Please read the following NASB Press Release dated November 19, 2018:
This award recognizes the consistent use and development of effective boardsmanship skills and acknowledges productive involvement in raising the level of community support for schools and the promotion of leadership and successful practices which improve student achievement while advancing the course of public education in the community, the district, or the state.

THAD BALLARD, Trustee, Elko County School District—Nominated by the Elko County
School District Board of Trustees
Thad Ballard will be completing twelve years of service on the Elko County School District Board of Trustees in December, with eleven years as the Board President. As a school trustee, he has continuously proven his ability to contribute to the successful governance of the District. He is adept at fostering collaborative relationships and engaging the community and school district stakeholders, something that has generated a high level of respect for the District and all of its related initiatives. He was also appointed by the Governor to represent NASB on the Nevada State Board of Education. In so doing, he provided valuable input on state initiatives including the ongoing development and implementation of the Nevada Academic Content Standards, Nevada School Performance Framework, and Performance Standards for Teachers and Administrators. Mr. Ballard has routinely demonstrated his commitment to the successful operation of the Elko County School District Board of Trustees, the advancement of k-12 public education across the state, and ongoing professional development through participation in state and national school board training.


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Elementary, 752-3837 or High School, 752-3477

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Elementary Hours:
7:57am - 1st Bell  
8am - Tardy Bell  
3:40pm - End of School    

 Jr. Sr High School Hours 
8am - Class Begins
3:45pm - End of School 

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