Westmount Junior School (GR. JK-05)
Westmount Junior School celebrated its 50th year of existence in 2010, with a large community funfair. It has 370 students and 22 teachers, including Special Education, Reading Recovery, Music and Media Literacy. We now have 4 Full Day Kindergartens. Teacher grade teams plan together and use common tools to assist in shared assessment and planning. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) develop Teaching and Learning Critical Pathways. Students are challenged to focus on higher-order thinking skills and the big ideas in literature as well as far-reaching mathematical concepts. Over the past 5 years, Westmount students have shown continuous growth in EQAO scores: Reading scores rose 17%, Writing scores rose 26 % and Math scores rose 11%.