Westchester Primary School

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2400 Downing Ave

Westchester, IL 60154

(708) 562-1509

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Grades: PK - 2

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 429

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Westchester Primary School

There is a strong connection between school and the community that is fostered by the parents, teachers, and administration. While the curriculum is rigorous keeping up with Common Core, the whole child is nurtured as well. Character counts and teachers promote positIve behavior in creative ways for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/04/15

Westchester Primary School is a great school. The teachers and staff are very helpful and so involved with the kids. They recognize academic issues and address them right away. The principal is great.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/14

Just finished our second year here, and I have nothing but high praise for WPS and its teaching staff. My daughter had a great year, and as a first grader has learned some impressive skills. The Author's Tea is a fantastic program, and I could only wish there were more instances for parents to come ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/11

Due to the changes in our finances we have had to take our children out of Catholic school & put them in WPS. I will say there is positive & negative at both. There is way more family involvement at the Catholic school. You are not welcome at WPS if you need to bring a younger sibling with you. WPS ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/29/10

My son is in the kindergarten here. He has received special attention by the teachers, who have figured out what teaching styles he responds best to. I have noticed that kindergarten ain't what it used to be! Now, everything is tested. A bit too much emphasis is put on worksheet-based learning. With ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/09

We have had a great experience with WPS. As with all schools, each child's experience will differ. We feel the teacher quality is excellent and school-wide programs are on target for these age groups. The new principal is engaged and committed to continuted improvement. We are very happy with this school.

Posted by a parent on 11/20/08

I look the attention the school puts on the children. I am very happy.

Posted by a parent on 03/26/08

I reviewed this school in 2005. At that time I was very happy with the attention they gave my son, who happens to be a very good student. Since then, I have had many, many negative experiences with this school and the staff when it comes to my son who isn't as good a student as his brother. I have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/30/07

I strongly disagree with the current posts in regards to this school. The curriculum and instructional strategies are outdated and consists of too many worksheets. The teachers and administration seldomly return phone calls. Students are tested without parents consent. Very disappointed in this school.

Posted by a parent on 04/23/07

I strongly disagree with several of the reviews. My experience, as a parent, with WPS was the best. I am so thankful that my son's first years of school were at WPS. The principal shows such devotion to all of the children. She knows each child by thier first name. The parent involvement is fantastic. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/06

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Westchester schools — Westchester Primary School is located at 2400 Downing Ave, Westchester IL 60154. 2400 Downing Ave is in the 60154 ZIP code in Westchester, IL The school district for Westchester Primary School is the Westchester Sd 92-5. Westchester Primary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 2.
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