Celebrate, Grow, Lead!

  • Welcome to Westgate! Our school has a proud tradition of quality educational programming and parent support. We strive to meet the individual needs of all our students by differentiating our classroom instruction, assessment, and projects. At Westgate, students experience a complete range of special classes including art, music, and physical education. Through our commitment to academic excellence, our students grow socially and emotionally through the Leader in Me process.

Who are we at Westgate?

  • Our Mission:

    At Westgate, we celebrate each other and grow as a community of lifelong learners and leaders.

    A Wealth of Learning Experiences and a Strong Academic Program

    Westgate Elementary School offers children in Kindergarten through grade 5 a wealth of varied learning experiences. 

    Westgate has an established and successful educational program that includes both single-age and multi-age classes. Kindergarten children are placed together in single-grade kindergarten classes. Beginning in grade 1, children may be placed in single-grade classes or in multi-age classes incorporating two grades into one classroom.

    Westgate staff members work with parents to ensure that all children are placed in classrooms that meet their needs. The emphasis at Westgate is on providing developmentally appropriate hands-on instruction that children view as purposeful and relevant, where children are motivated and invested in their learning.

    For a discussion of curriculum, special services, and other programs, see District 25's Department of Student Learning  and Student Services pages. 

    After Fifth Grade

    Westgate students attend South Middle School for grades 6-8.


Quick Info

  • 500 South Dwyer Avenue

    Arlington Heights, IL 60005


    Main Line: (847) 398-4292

    Fax #:  (847) 394-6191


    Westgate Wolverines








    School Facts
    School Mascot: Westgate Wolverine
    School Colors: Forest Green & White
    School Motto: "Celebrate, Grow, Lead!"


    School Hours

    AM - 9:05am – 11:50am
    PM - 12:50pm – 3:35 pm
    Grades 1-5: 9:05 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

    Lunch Schedule:
    11:40-12:40 Grades 1,2
    12:10 - 1:10 Grades 3, 4, 5


    Westgate won the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2007!

    Westgate is a Blue Ribbon school as of 2006


    Westgate became a Leader in Me Lighthouse School in 2019

    Westgate was named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School in 2019