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11494 Highway US 51, Durant, MS 39063

About us

Williams-Sullivan Elementary (WSE) is located in Durant, MS. WSE has more than 300 students from grades PreK-8 with a student to teacher ratio of 18:1.

Parent's info

Williams-Sullivan Elementary School offers free lunch and bus transportation to ALL students.

Principal Dr. Shem Whigham

Principal's Message

Welcome to the Yellow Jackets Nest! At Williams-Sullivan Elementary, we RAISE EXPECTATIONS, DEMAND EXCELLENCE, and are GOING FOR THE GOAL!!

At Williams-Sullivan Elementary, we have CHAMPION students:

I am a Williams-Sullivan Elementary CHAMPIONS

C is for Compassionate, I care for others.

H is for Honest, I will always be true.

A is for Accountable, I must own my actions.

M is for Motivated so let’s make it happen.

P is for Positive, attitude does matter.

I is for Intelligent, I’m only getting better.

O is for Obedient, I follow the rules.

N is for Neighborly, being a friend is cool.

Williams-Sullivan Elementary has teachers that are highly qualified and instruct EVERY CHILD, in EVERY CLASSROOM, EVERY DAY with a CHAMPION attitude to CONNECT FOR SUCCESS!

Our School Motto

Raise Expectations, Demand Excellence
Going for the Goal!

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Meet our Teachers

Fermekia Robinson

Ms. Robinson

1st Grade
Trenton Martin

Mr. Martin

3rd-5th Grade Math
Marissa Butler

Ms. Butler

7th and 8th Grade Science
Jeronimo Williams

Mr. Williams

7th and 8th Grade Math

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Dress Code

Standard School Attire (SSA)
Bottoms: Khaki Pants, Skirts, or Shorts
Shirts: PreK-5-Yellow/Gold Polo Shirts
6-8 Black Polo Shirts
Shoes: Closed-toe; No Flip Flops or House Shoes Allowed



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Extracurricular Activities

• Basketball
• Cheerleading
• Choir
• Football
• Newspaper Club
• Beta Club
• Science Club

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A peak inside WSE


Contact us


Dr. Shem Whigham


School Counselor

Seketha Williams