Wan-an Elementary School is located at the southeastern end of Chishang Township, Taitung County, and it used to be named "Forest". The east is near the coastal mountains (The faulted cliff formed by a pool fault), The West is the sendiment of XinwuLü River, super water quality and natural environment, creat well-known "Chishang Rice" in Taiwan. The rice fields of different styles in the four seasons are the most abundant assets of the community.The campus and community surrounded by rice fields together present a rural image that is independent, quiet, elegant and natural.
Wan-an Elementary School was established in 1945. At present, there are 12 classes and more than 50 students, but it has the largest school area of 8.43 hectares in the country. The school has more than thirty Faculty and Staff,and the average age of the staff is about 38 years old. The school has a good relationship with the community, and the school has become an important base for community activities. It also has the potential of multiple development.
With the efforts of the villagers,the locals overcame the inconvenience of the traffic,and Zhen-Xing Elementary School was established in 1959. However,because the number of students was in decrease,it was ordered to become the branch of Wan-an Elementary School.
People in the community live a plain life,and the children are more simple-minded and less confident. Because of the small number of students, the competition between peers is not strong enough, so most of them are not motivated. With the plain living, the children are innocent and care-free.