Westwood Elementary School in Bloomington serves 415 children in grades Kindergarten through 5. The school’s mission statement states that they are "committed to meeting the needs of our Pre-K through fifth grade students. The environment in our school is safe, friendly, and respectful. We value our community partnerships, our diversity, and our commitment to life-long learning. Everyone works together to provide meaningful learning experiences that support student success."
Parents appreciate that the teachers and staff are “wonderful, caring and involved.”
Test scores don’t tell the whole story about a school – they are just one aspect to take into consideration when trying to determine the best school for your child.
In 2014, Westwood Elementary ranked worse than 73.9 percent of elementary schools in Minnesota. It ranked 8th among the 10 ranked elementary schools in the Bloomington Public School District
Almost 60 percent of the school’s 4th graders scored proficient or better in math on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments Series II (MCA-II) exams. The state average is 70.2 percent. Additionally, 39.5 percent of the school’s 4th graders scored proficient or better in reading. The state average is 55.9 percent.
GreatSchools.org awards Westwood Elementary School six out of 10 stars and SchoolDigger.com gives it one star out of five.
Westwood Elementary offers the following academic and behavioral programs:
- English Language
- Americorp for Reading
- Minnesota Reading Corp
- Wildcat Way
- Responsive Classroom
- Changing Lives Character Education
- ELA (Early Learner's Academy)
- Washburn Clinic
The school also offers the Kids’ SAFARI before- and after-school program, Homework Connection and Homework Club.
You’ll find Westwood Elementary School at 3701 West 108th Street in Bloomington. Reach the school by phone by calling (952) 806-7200.