Westside K-8

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  • Keep Osceola Safe

    The Osceola School Board is committed to the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors. The Osceola School District has detailed comprehensive safety and emergency plans for every site, and all schools regularly conduct various drills, such as fire drills, severe weather drills, and intruder drills, to prepare students for an emergency.

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  • Let's Talk with the Osceola School District

    The Osceola School District is committed to engaging all stakeholders in the education of our children. Only when we build strong relationships with our staff, students, families and community members can we best meet the needs of each and every student.

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  • Share Your Great

    Have you been inspired by someone in our schools? Is your school helping us build our legacy as we move from Good to Great? Do you have a teacher who has made a difference on your life or the life of your child? Share the good news with us!

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  • Learn More About Here Comes The Bus

    ​Here Comes the Bus is easy-to-use school bus tracking software that gives parents and students the ability to track the location of their school buses.

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Principal's Message

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    Welcome to Westside K8!


    Westside is a caring, supportive environment.  Your child has the opportunity to spend 9 years with us in a consistent academic, student-centered, environment.  We struve to provide a safe, caring and supportive environment that empowers and motivates our students to succeed academically and personally each school year.  It is our goal to foster integrity, self-advocacy, accountability and responsibility. We encourage family and community partnerships to support our students.

    I want to acknowledge the choice you have to help us build a school that we believe will offer a safe, supportive and powerful education for Osceola County students.

    The families of Westside K8 come from all over our county and from many different countries.  We offer support for all our learners including students for whom English is not a first language and students with special learning needs. We offer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten on site as well.  We are proud of our journey to bring together this diverse group of students, families, and teachers to become one of the strongest communities of learners in the country to be worthy of our school mantra "Westside is the Best Side".

    Welcome to the Best Side.

    Educationally,

    Christie Ray, Principal
    Westside K8

Vision Statement

  • Vision Statement:

    Our community at Westside K-8 strives to develop motivated students who self-advocate using strategies to solve problems and who experience consistent academic growth with integrity and determination.

Mission Statement

  • Mission Statement:

    Westside K8 School creates a student-centered learning environment in which students exhibit consistent academic and personal growth using problem solving strategies.  Our school promotes a safe, caring and supportive environment that empowers students to self-advocate through motivation and determination to succeed academically and personally each academic year.  We foster integrity, accountability, and responsibility.  We encourage families and our community to partner in supporting academic and personal growth in all students.

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