WestWood families wrote messages of kindness to students as part of the school's Kindness Matters and Unity Days.

  • Did You Know?

    Students receive instruction focused on inquiry, applying hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematical practices with projects related to the environment.


    Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is one of just 14 school districts throughout the nation to receive a Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award from the U.S. Dept. of Education.

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WestWood Elementary School Quick Facts

Founded: 1963
Grades Served: K-5
School Hours: 9:20 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Principal: Katie Mahoney

WestWood Elementary

Our mission at WestWood is to partner with our families to be a child-centered community where dreams are nurtured and needs are met by providing opportunities for all children to be successful. At WestWood, you will find a caring and supportive staff that are encouraging to children, families and each other.

WestWood is proud to be part of a 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Sustainability District that supports Environmental Education, as well as a Minnesota Department of Education Reward School. An E-STEM school, students at WestWood receive instruction and learning focused on inquiry and real-world problem solving in the 21st Century, applying hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematical practices with projects and field experiences related to the environment.

WestWood is home to SAGE Academy for gifted students in grades 3-5.


  • Lakers on the Leading Edge: Innovation Showcase

    Posted June 9, 2016

    Each school & department was invited to submit a short video showcasing how it's been innovative throughout the year. Click the headline to view the submissions!

  • MCA Testing Schedule

    Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments
    Posted April 1, 2016

    Please contact your students teacher for actual testing times.

  • Kindergarten Registration Video

    Important Information for 2016-17 Incoming Kindergartners
    Posted January 14, 2016

    Please click here to view the 2016-17 Kindergarten Video https://voice.adobe.com/a/BaVG0/

  • MAP Brochure

    Measure of Academic Progress
    Posted June 9, 2015

Contact Information

5370 WestWood Dr. SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372

PHONE: 952-226-0400
FAX: 952-226-0449
ATTENDANCE: 952-226-0401


Aug 08

Great Start to Kindergarten Assessments

Aug 09

Great Start to Kindergarten Assessments

Aug 10

Great Start to Kindergarten Assessments

Aug 31

Back to School Event

Where: WestWood ElementaryWhen: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sep 05

Labor Day: No School Grades E-12; DSC Closed