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.


  • Middle School Parent Info Night Jan. 31

    Posted December 2, 2016

    All parents of current 5th grade students are invited to attend a Middle School Parent Information Night on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Twin Oaks Middle School. You will have a chance to learn about middle school structure, student scheduling, ways your child will be supported and the opportunity to ask questions.

  • Tree of Warmth

    Posted November 16, 2016

    The Prior Lake Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Tree of Warmth" again this year to benefit children in our district.

  • Countdown to Kindergarten for 2017-18!

    Posted November 9, 2016

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

  • Facilities Planning Process Underway

    Posted November 9, 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 about our facilities planning process.

Contact Information

5370 WestWood Dr. SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372

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

Elementary Education at PLSAS


Dec 22

No School, Grades E-12

Kids' Company Release Day

Dec 23

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No Kids' Company

Dec 26

No School, Grades E-12