Wakonda Elementary School is located at 4845 Curtis Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska. Wakonda gets its name from a Native American word which refers to the "Great Spirit" who was the provider of all things needed for a happy life including land, rain, and sunlight. Our school serves a diverse population in grades Pre-K through Fifth. Our core values are centered around leadership, excellence, and greatness. Wakonda Elementary was chosen as the first Turnaround School in the state of Nebraska for the 2015-16 school year, with key initiatives focused on increasing student achievement through technology, data, and behavioral goals.