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.


  • School Year Begins with Largest Student Enrollment Growth in PLSAS History

    Posted September 19, 2016

    As the 2016/17 school year gets underway, PLSAS has realized a 6% student enrollment growth increase throughout the district. Click the headline to learn more.

  • School Board Will Engage Community About How to Address Growth

    Posted August 22, 2016

    The School Board wants to hear from district residents about what they value in our schools and how to address enrollment growth before bringing another facilities plan to voters.

  • Absentee Voting Begins Sept. 23

    Posted September 20, 2016

    The general election is Nov. 8, but in Minnesota you can vote early with an absentee ballot beginning Sept. 23. PLSAS has three school board seats up for election this fall. Click the headline for more info!

  • Eight File for School Board Seats

    Posted August 22, 2016

    Eight residents have filed to fill three School Board seats that expire at the end of 2016. Click the headline for the list and forum details!

  • Parent Portal & Online Tools Guide

    Posted August 4, 2016

    Communicating with parents is important to us! Please read about online tools & how you can get help creating your accounts.

Contact Information

5370 WestWood Dr. SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372

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


Oct 19

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Kids' Company Release Day

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Kids' Company Release Day

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