Westside Village Magnet School is a small, tight-knit group of kids, teachers, parents and volunteers who have all worked together to create a unique learning environment.
As in the real world, Westside kids have “classmates” of all ages. Kids of all different ages and abilities work together, giving each an opportunity to play different roles. Older kids become role models and mentors. Younger kids act as conflict managers. Everyone learns to get along as a productive part of the community.
There are fewer kids, more diverse staff at Westside and a wider variety of socio-economic backgrounds.