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About This School

Westport Elementary School is a public elementary school in Westport. The principal of Westport Elementary School is Alec Ciminello. 544 students go to Westport Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 25% of the 544 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Westport Elementary School is 15:1. The Montessori School of the Angels is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Sports

    • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 96%
Multiracial 3% 0.9%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.2% 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 18%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    As any school - this school is outstanding due to its fine staff and parent involvement. At least each grade has one exemplary teacher - but I wish there was more consistency in acceptable teaching styles; best practices; and support of parent involvement from classroom to classroom. I cannot say enough though about the exceptional support and specialized staff - including the School Psychologist; OT; adjustment counselor; music teacher; art teacher; and physical education teacher. Cudos to them for going the extra mile in working with their students and caseloads. Additionally - the Vice Principal did an excellent job transitioning the school during leadership changes this Summer. We look forward to a great year with a new principal who will support all aspects of child development - including with the fine arts including and music.

  • (1 year ago)

    The elementary school is not as active as it should be for the well-rounded education of children. There is almost no parental involvement in school activities and any suggestions are dismissed out of hand. The PTA seems to be inactive as well. Where are the science fairs (this is the age for children to become interested in science) field trips and other enrichment activities. It appears the teachers do not want to make any additional work for themselves but a science fair for example would involve only parents. Fund raisers could provide other benefits for the students. Does the school take advantage of state (or other) grants and gifts? I suggest taking a look at highly rated schools in Massachusetts and see what goes on in those places. Other towns are full of broadening activities for children. For example many schools teach a second language from the lowest grades on. Technology tools are the best. (Does Westport have white boards in classrooms)? There is ample room for improvement in these schools.

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter is currently attending this school and I find the teachers wonderful. There is a very nurturing environment here

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