Westgate Elementary School

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7500 Magarity Rd

Falls Church, VA 22043

(703) 610-5700

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 620

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Westgate Elementary School

The principal is very caring and willing to work with you if you have kids who have minor special needs and are highly functioning. The teacher's we have had so far are extremely good but we were very active in discussing our child's specific needs ahead of time. Our children have definitely learned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/22/14

The school is ok, but far below other schools in Fairfax County. There are a lot of children who misbehave in the school and little done about the issues. Choir is a whole hour of the teacher yelling at children who misbehave instead of actually learning how to sing. Some teachers are amazing and others ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/14

I find the curriculum less than challenging, at least for my early-grades girl. The teachers seem most focused on lining up kids and keeping them completely quiet rather than working to ensure they're performing as well as they can. The classroom atmosphere is rather joyless and strict. I would like ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/24/14

Teachers care about students and their learning which is very important to me. Mostly students treat each other with respect but they need to be closely monitored

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Principal of the school focus more on parking lines rather than quality of education. AP coordinator is a joke and all teachers expect parents to teach their kids instead of them, then why do we even send our kids to the school. Rating went down from 9 to 7 major reorganization is needed in this school.

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Not so good. Before moving hear I heard this school is best. But personally I dont feel that way. Teachers and staff are not so co operative. I have moved three diff state my son was in middletown school earlier which was really good school. In compare to that this school is not so good. Also teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/29/14

We have been very happy with Westgate. It has an active, engaged administration, diverse student body and fantastic teachers. The students really embody the community spirit. So many students place into AAP that there are tentative plans to make Westgate an AAP center. The 2013 renovation is an added ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/16/12

Excellent school and staff, only problem is there is no bus service for Pimmit Hill residents, older kids can walk but for kindergartners is a challenge. Planned rennovation hopefully will make it spacious and provide more parking.

Posted by a parent on 09/04/12

My son studying in this school since 1 year. Westgate has good teachers, administrative staff and well designed educational programs which providing excellent knowledge and behavior in kids. We are observing lots of improvements in my child, Which really making us happy. All these are possible because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/12

The teachers are excellent here and my daughter has excelled immensely while completing her kindergarten and 1st grade year with them. The teachers are very hardworking and the principal and office staff are wonderful. It's an excellent school!

Posted by a parent on 01/05/12

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Test scores for Westgate Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Westgate Elementary School
Fairfax Co Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Falls Church schools — Westgate Elementary School is located at 7500 Magarity Rd, Falls Church VA 22043. 7500 Magarity Rd is in the 22043 ZIP code in Falls Church, VA The school district for Westgate Elementary School is the Fairfax Co Public Schools. Westgate Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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