West Side Elementary

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Welcome

  • 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 Green

    Principal
     
    "Where Children Believe, Achieve, And Succeed!"
     
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Latest News

  • Allegany High School First Venue in State Superintendent Search Community Forums

    The Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) has scheduled several regional forums to gather public input regarding the next State Superintendent.

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  • ACPS Adds Two Agricultural Science Electives to High School Programs of Study

    The Allegany County Public Schools 2020-2021 High School Programs of Study will include two new elective courses - Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources and Wildlife and Forest Management. Both are elective semester courses.

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  • Another High Mark for Maryland Students on Advanced Placement Success

    Maryland student success on the Advanced Placement (AP) remains steady, while high participation rates on the rigorous tests continue.

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  • 8th Grade P-TECH Cybersecurity Informational Meeting February 19th

    Allegany County Public Schools will host a special informational meeting for 8th grade parents and students interested in the P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High) Cybersecurity program on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Center for Career and Technical Education on McMullen Highway.

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  • ACPS Monitoring Spread of Coronavirus

    In coordination with the Allegany County Health Department (ACHD), Allegany County Public Schools (ACPS) continues to monitor the situation surrounding the spread of the coronavirus and any potential impact it may have locally.

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  • ACPS Staff, Equipment Instrumental in Life-Saving Event

    Paul Sagal is fortunate to be alive after suffering sudden cardiac arrest while watching his grandson compete at a sporting event at Mountain Ridge High School on January 14, 2020.

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  • Assistant Supervisor of Student Support Services/School Safety Leaves ACPS

    Matt Marlowe, Assistant Supervisor of Student Support Services and School Safety for Allegany County Public Schools, has accepted a position with Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

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Vision & Mission

  • CORE VALUES
    Together we will RESPECT, EXCEL, and INSPIRE.

     

    VISION STATEMENT
    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.

     

    MISSION STATEMENT
    West Side strives to guarantee each child a superior education through high quality, integrated learning experiences.

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Contact Us

  • 425 Paca Street 
    Cumberland, MD 21502 
     
    Office Telephone:
    301-724-0340

    School Fax:
    301-724-1651

    Cafeteria Manager:
    301-724-4112

    School Day:
    8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
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