West Side School takes great pride in our students, parents, and staff. We work together as a school community to provide a quality education for all students in a safe and caring environment. Our high expectations result in improved academic performance and help to create well-rounded individuals.
Mrs. Shannon GreenPrincipal"Where Children Believe, Achieve, And Succeed!"
Maryland Business Roundtable for Education’s Next Generation Scholars Program to See First Group of Allegany County Seniors Graduate in Spring 2021
The 2020–2021 academic year will see more than 595 students from the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education’s (MBRT) Next Generation Scholars program prepare to graduate from high schools in Allegany, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent and Wicomico counties, including 42 from Fort Hill High School.
MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULES VIRTUAL COMMUNITY FORUMS FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH
The Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) has scheduled virtual community forums to gather public input regarding the search for the next State Superintendent.
On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2020 participated in the program’s annual Education Day co-hosted by the Allegany County Public Schools, Allegany College of Maryland, and Frostburg State University.
As a result of increased health metrics related to COVID-19 in Allegany County, ACPS is cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities and athletics events and practices effective today, Thursday, November 5, 2020, beginning with afternoon activities.
As a result of the shortened school day for elementary schools during the hybrid learning model, Allegany County Public Schools, in cooperation with the City of Cumberland, have made temporary changes to the traffic patterns in front of two schools to better coincide with dismissal times.
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, more than 100 school board members and education leaders from across the state gathered virtually for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education Annual Business Meeting and Conference.
Vision & Mission
Together we will RESPECT, EXCEL, and INSPIRE.
Through collaboration and continuous learning, West Side Elementary School will be a place of excellence where all students are engaged in high quality, real-world learning. A professional and highly motivated staff, in partnership with parents, will encourage children to achieve their full potential and become responsible citizens who are lifelong learners.
West Side strives to guarantee each child a superior education through high quality, integrated learning experiences.