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Our School

Westside Elementary is one of three public elementary schools serving the children and families of Clewiston, Florida. We opened in 1989 after the Hendry County School District reorganized the existing Clewiston campuses, to accommodate a growing student population. Stability is one of the strong-points of our school. Our school colors are purple and white, and we chose the Warrior as our mascot. We currently serve approximately 500 students in our Kindergarten thru 5th grade, and strongly believe that "Westside is the BEST SIDE".

The Hendry County School District receives grant monies form various Federal Grants to supplement educational services within the school system. These grants are listed below with a brief explanation of the services they provide. More information regarding the grants may be obtained from Mrs. Jodi Bell, Director of Federal Projects, telephone number (863)674-4108, or Mr. Swaggerty, Assistant Superintendent Clewiston Area, telephone number (863)983-4244.

TITLE l, PART A   Serves Grades K-5 and provides supplemental classroom supplies, reading resource teachers, paraprofessionals, computer labs, and technology 
TITLE l, PART C   Education of migratory children;
TITLE ll, PART A   Provides professional development for K-12 teachers as well as administrators, and reading coaches at middle and high schools;
TITLE ll ,PART B   Mathematics and science partnerships (PROMISE-professional development dealing with new math and reading standards);
TITLE lll   Provides supplemental supplies for ELL students Grades K-12 and resource teachers;
TITLE Vl   Provides supplemental services to support school improvement initiatives in all schools;
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT INITI ATIVE GRANT   Provides after school math tutorial and READ 180 lab.

All employees and agents of school district have an obligation and legal responsibility to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student. This misconduct includes, but is not limited to, obscene language, drug or alcohol use, disparaging comments, prejudice or bigotry, sexual innuendo, cheating, testing violations, physical aggression and accepting or offering favors. Failure to report misconduct may result in penalties up to termination of employment and revocation of an educator's certificate. Any person who knowingly and willfully makes a false report or counsels another to make a false report may be guilty of a crime. Reports at this location should be made to: Report to:Mr. A. Busin - Title: Principal Phone: 863 983 1570 

The School Board of Hendry County, Florida prohibits any policy or procedure, which results in discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, age, or religion. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint, or individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the equity officer at (863) 674-4550. Hendry County School District is an equal opportunity institution for education and employment.