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: Karen Zwolenski

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.


  • Apply for the PLSAS Facilities Task Force

    Posted October 18, 2016

    District residents and staff can apply to be part of our Facilities Task Force, which will study enrollment and demographic data. Click the headline to learn more and apply!

  • Fall 2016 Conference Sign Up

    Posted October 18, 2016

    When signing up, do not enter your email as a returning parent, choose your student's teacher and click submit.

  • Countdown to Kindergarten for 2017-18!

    Posted September 19, 2016

    The Countdown to Kindergarten registration for 2017-18 has begun! Click the headline for more info

  • District Receives Clean Audit Report

    Posted October 12, 2016

    Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools has been issued a clean audit report from independent audit firm of CliftonLarsonAllen, which is the highest opinion an auditor can issue. Click the headline for more info!

  • School Board Candidate Forum

    Posted September 29, 2016

    School Board candidates participated in a community forum hosted by the Prior Lake Chamber on Sept. 28. Click the headline to view it.

Contact Information

5370 WestWood Dr. SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372

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


Oct 27

Kindergarten Options Meeting

Oct 29

Community Halloween Party

Where: Twin Oaks Middle SchoolWhen: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Nov 08

Election Day

When: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Nov 10

2-Hour Early Release, Grades K-12

Kindergarten LIVE