Call Numbers & descriptions:


  • E = “everybody” books - traditional picture story books; large and square but with few pages such as “Llama Llama Red Pajama,” “Pete the Cat,” or “Goodnight Moon”


  • BR = Beginning Readers - has the traditional rectangular shape of a chapter book but still far fewer pages and small amounts of text per page; such as “Elephant & Piggie” books, very easy vocabulary.


  • BC = Beginning Chapter books - these books are longer and have more words per page than BR books, but they are easier & shorter than a chapter book; these books are illustrated and provide a good transition from BR and E books to the more challenging Fiction chapter books; examples are “Amelia Bedelia,” “Fly Guy,” and “Who Would Win?”


  • Fic = Fiction - these are traditional chapter books, often not illustrated, longer and more complicated text than beginning chapter books; examples: “Magic Tree House,” “Dog Man” and “A to Z Mysteries”


  • # (number) call numbers = Dewey Decimal - non-fiction books, factual books, animals, science, history, fairy tales, poetry etc… various levels of difficulty, often includes illustrations + text

Our Mission

The mission of Wildwood Elementary School, the joyful Zephyr family dedicated to building the foundational pathway of learner agency and personal excellence, is to ensure that each student has intrinsic passion for life and learning with compassion for oneself and others, through a vital system distinguished by:

  • A culture of exploration, play, wonder, and creativity
  • An equitable learning experience for all 
  • A community that builds authentic relationships, a sense of belonging, collaboration, and trust 
  • A culture that views challenges as opportunities to persevere and grow 
  • An array of exceptional and global learning experiences that cultivate academic, social, and emotional growth
Wildwood Elementary School ISD #832
8698 75th Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.407.2100
Fax: 651.407.2125
Attendance: 651.407.2108
Our School
At Wildwood Elementary School, we honor the whole child and teach future-ready skills of inspiring curiosity, embracing change, and turning ideas into action. Our talented teachers and staff members work with students in small class sizes and nurture a culture of excellence that has become the expectation and norm. Our students learn social-emotional skills alongside academic core areas in order to gain the foundation for academic success. In addition, they have the opportunity to engage in learning with specialists in gym, art, media, music, and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) classes. Our elementary school is surrounded by green space and our students enjoy recess at our natural playground and attend classes in our outdoor classroom. We have an engaged and supportive parent community who volunteers and supports the school with academic opportunities and tools. Our District is a leader in engineering and science and we value academic areas that will spark curiosity, fuel creativity, and instill a lifelong passion for innovation in our students.