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About This School

Westview K-8 is a public middle school in Jacksonville. The principal of Westview K-8 is Ms. Michele Floyd-hatcher, who can be contacted at floydm@duvalschools.org. 1,172 children attend Westview K-8 and identify primarily as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Westview K-8 students are "limited in English proficiency." 56% of the 1,172 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Jacksonville Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 5% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 46% 44%
White, non-Hispanic 33% 39%
Asian 2% 4%
Hispanic 13% 9%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 56% 49%
Limited English proficiency 3% 3%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    I went to orientation to be told they would not let me have my daughter stuff because she had not had shoots. No were on the card did it state she must have for orientation. I told the lady that I had a apt on Friday and she still said no. I feel this was miss handled and that I know they have to have before they stated school.That was the day my Dr could see me and it was before school. I feel this was a waste of my time and money when I missed work. Not I am sorry or anything. maybe we should take there pay for a day and see if there mad or not..

  • (1 year ago)

    I don't like the mass punishment given by some teachers. I also think too many movies are shown instead of teaching. More test papers which are graded should be shared with familiy. More communication should be sent home.When a teacher says there is a test then the test should be given when promised as what is said should be followed upon. Even middle school students need encourgacement and honesty..Even more important they need to be safe. Scary behavior in the cafeteria or in class or in the hallway should not happen and if it does the children need to know that there are punishments for the student and not for the teacher who tries to help. I also don't undersand all the substitues used at the school. It seems whenever there is a substitute in class obsene gestures and very bad behavior occurs--and no teaching happens. Working on these matter should help. I do feel the greatest progress would occur if good behavior is required . Teaching can only happen if all the students behave listen and want to learn. Punishment needs to be consistent and immediate when misbehavior occurs.

  • (1 year ago)

    In the middle school program you really wont get the real experience like other schools like hanging out with friends getting to pick your electives but in west-view you have to walk in A straight line on the third tile on level zero like the elementary school kids.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is a horrible school. It does not provide kids with a full-middle school experience. "Walk in a straight line on the third tile on level 0". What does that even mean?! The administrators are completely out of it and take their power to the head! Needs more electives. And if one person does something it seems as if the whole school gets in trouble.

  • (2 years ago)

    Over the past 3 years I hated WestView. I thought it was terrible school. And I felt like i got judged a lot. That was only to come out to be MY big misunderstanding now that I think about it.. everyone at that school was only trying to help they saw through my lies when I said I was okay. And they took time to talk with me and showed me that they cared. The teachers at WestView K-8 honestly amaze me. I said a lot about them when I was there... but I was never trying to see where they were coming from. They take time to learn about every student and take time to make sure we are okay. Several teachers there... I put through a lot. Because I always had some type of problem but they never gave up on me. They always told me that they were there. And I believed them. The few times I actually did go to talk with them.. it showed me a lot. It showed me that they had actually learned about me and could notice my sudden change in behavior. I learned a lot at WestView not only academically but I learned life lessons And I already miss the school and high school hasn't even started yet. I will defiantly be going to visit the school the faculty really made an impact in my life.

  • (2 years ago)

    This school is horrible! The head administrator only talks to her flunkies and ignores the common people. If it was not for the common people she would not have a position. Most of the teachers are rude and disrespectful to the kids and parents. Many of the female educators need a wardrobe makeover! Stop dressing like prostitutes teachers! This school needs a change in the from the administration on down to the teachers. Terrible school but it could be worse. Not too many good schools in Duval County to choose from.

  • (2 years ago)

    I honestly don't like Westview . What's the point of going to school if you can't experience what real middle school is like . I thought it would be like in the movies . Getting to hang out with your friends & having a loving & caring boyfriend . But ever since that asinine rule about AFFECTION got put up me & my boyfriend are bound to be apart . What kind of school does that ? Obviously Westview K-8.

  • (2 years ago)

    I've worked here as a substitute teacher several times. First of all let me say that the school building itself is amazing. Too bad the people who fill it aren't. First the students are okay. The elementary part isn't too terribly bad. I can't say the same about the middle school part though. As for the teachers....where to begin? First as I covered a resource class I actually had two teachers get into a heated argument in front of their students. I thought it was going to turn physical. Secondly none of them are very nice. They go out of their way to avoid you. I've found the paraprofessionals at least the ones I got stuck with to be absolutely useless. It seems like it's absolute chaos every time I walk in the door and it stays like that until I leave. I personally wouldn't send my child there. I have to say it again though their school building and grounds is one of the best I've seen.

  • (2 years ago)

    Very clean school great teachers who really care about the kids! The school is a "Green" school too.

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