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About This School

West Heritage Elementary School is a public elementary school in Fontana. The principal of West Heritage Elementary School is Benjamin Lautenslager and can be contacted at ben_lautenslager@etiwanda.k12.ca.us. 571 students go to West Heritage Elementary School and identify primarily as Asian, Hispanic, and Filipino. 10% of the West Heritage Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 44% of the 571 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at West Heritage Elementary School is 21:1. Water of Life Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 8% 8%
Hispanic 61% 31%
Filipino 5% 4%
Multiracial 3% %
Unspecified 23% 19%
White, non-Hispanic 15% 26%
Black, non-Hispanic 12% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 13031%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44% 22%
Limited English proficiency 10% 8%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    self centered arrogant staff of teachers. its all about them not the kids no teamwork.

  • (11 months ago)

    This school is amazing! My kids have really flourished at this school. Mr.L is a true leader. Him an his staff are all approachable and will to help with the needs of children.

  • (12 months ago)

    Amazing Staff! From the minute my children started this school three years ago we got a warm welcoming. My children felt very comfortable with their teachers and staff. Mr. L the principle is very hands on and knows all the kids by name. I feel my children are in a safe and positive environment in class and on the playground at all times. Thank you West Heritage Staff for making great memories for my children! Keep up the good work.

  • (1 year ago)

    Great School with high standards great teachers and fun academic extra programs. The principal Mr.L is energetic and involved. He tries to learn all the students names and attends events out of school hours to encourage the students. Great teachers are what really makes this a special school. Mrs. Ashcraft is amazing! My child grew leap and bounds in her care. We often run into her on the weekends at the library checking out books for the class true dedication giving up your weekends to improve your class. Mrs. Bustomonte and Mrs. Cope are wonderful as well. This is a great school in the Etiwanda School District.

  • (4 years ago)

    I think that West Heritage is an excellent school that has teachers that are dedicated caring and well prepared. I have had a child in Ms. Martinez and Mrs. McIntosh class and have been very pleased by both teachers preparedness and knowledge as well as professionalism. West is the best.

  • (5 years ago)

    West is the best. The teachers are great. i have 2 children at west one in 4th and one in 1st. this school also has a great pta that trys hard to make every event special. the children are the first priority. any time i have needed extra direction with how to work with my child i have been given tremendous help. the teachers here really care. and the principle Mr. L is the best. he really takes time out to let the children and parents know that he cares.

  • (7 years ago)

    great school great teachers

  • (8 years ago)

    West Heritage is an Awesome school. I had three kids go through and I could never say a bad thing about it. The Teachers are so great My 9 year old is very smart and Was recognized right away. He was challenged to be the best he could be. Another thing that makes this school so great is the family oriented atmosphere. I think that a great school and scholar come from good teachers and good parents. I my self have moved away from Fontana and 8 months later still miss it. This school is and was a blessing and any child who has the fortune to attend West Heritage is in for a wonderful experience. My only regret is my 5 year old will not get go there and have the learning time of his life.

  • (9 years ago)

    Some of the teachers are excellent and the band program is as well. Good school.

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughter has attended this school for the last 2 years and I have been very please with the education she has received under Mrs Meath and Miss Gardner. Mrs Thol the principal is very involved with WHE image and improvement. My child came from a private school and has been challenged and has continued to grow and learn.

  • (10 years ago)

    Etiwanda School District is the best! The teachers care about their students and their future.

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