West Wing School, located in the Westwing Mountain Homes for Sale community of Glendale Homes for Sale is home of the Mustangs. Opened in 2005, West Wing Schoolis a K-8 grade school and is headed by Principal Dr. Linda Price-Barry. With about 1,100 students enrolled at West Wing, students are constantly encouraged to be challenged in a safe and nurturing environment, to help “meet and surpass academic expectations”.
Programs offered at West Wing include gifted clustering programs, special education, before and after school program, and of course extra-curricular activities. Kids can take part in chorus, band, student council. Sports (for 7th and 8th grade students) like softball, volleyball, baseball, and basketball are available.
West Wing’s before and after school care opens at 6:30am- 8:30am and after school from 3:15pm-6:00pm, this gives working parents options on what to do with their children. They are in a safe and supervised environment where kids can get help with homework or do crafts and play…there are fees involved in this program. If your child is just starting out in Kindergarten, West Wing does offer full day kindergarten programs, however at this time there is a fee for the full day. The half day programs are from either 8:45am-11:30am or 12:45pm-3:30pm. Regular school hours for grades 1-8 are 8:45am-3:30pm. Busing is available for students living within school boundaries.
West Wing School in the Westwing Mountain Homes for Sale area has received an “A” rating for school performance and received the “Excelling” performance label. A new grading system is eventually going to replace AZ Learns. This is a grading system of A-F Accountability and Achievement and is based more on learning growth and progress.
West Wing School is a wonderful school where you can feel good about your kids learning the fundamentals and being exposed to a little bit of everything, from arts to sports and everything in between.