West Elementary

West Elementary is a public preK-6 school serving a student population of approximately 120. It is staffed by 24 certified and non certified staff committed to excellence in education through up-to-date teaching strategies, thorough curriculum review, and a positive discipline program.  The school's curriculum and instruction is aligned with the Minnesota Academic Standards. 

West Elementary was named a United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School in 2006 for their scores in reading, writing and math.

West Elementary has made every effort to maintain effective class sizes for an optimal learning environment. The curriculum rellects sensitivity to cultural and gender diversity, as well as the remediation or enrichment needs of students. All students participate in physical education, music and computer literacy programs, which are taught by licensed specialists. West Adventure Center provides Early Childhood services for the districts three and four year olds four full days each week. West Elementary also provides an afterschool program for students in grades K-6.

Special Education Services are provided for specific learning disabilities, speech/language therapy, emotional behavior disorders, occupational/physical therapy, mild/moderate/severe mental impairments, and early childhood special education. Independent School district #2527 is a member of the Area Special Education in East Grand Forks, MN.

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