nickname: Fighting Tigers
600 West Lubbock St.
Phone: (806) 828-5805
Principal: Charles Thompson
Feeds: Stephen F. Austin Elementary School
Excellence Indicator System report.
West Ward Elementary School, built
in 1948, has gone through several renovations over the years. There have been
four additions to the original building, the last in the 1994 fall semester.
The original building was well maintained and updated as needed, a school official
The school has 80 computers and every classroom has at least one, a
school official said. West Ward Elementary School has one curriculum-based computer
lab and one special education reading lab. Most computers are connected to the
Playground facilities include a large playground divided between
kindergarten and first graders, and second and third graders. Each playground
has age-appropriate equipment, a school spokesperson said. The parent teacher
association assisted with the development of the school playgrounds and helps
maintain the playground equipment.
The parent teacher association at West
Ward is "very active," according to a school official, with about 200 parents
regularly attending meetings and organizing school-related events.
unique features, West Ward hosts a Drop Everything and Read program every year.
Other events include, a Grandparents Lunch, a Parents Lunch, as well as Donuts
for Dad and Muffins for Mom meetings. The school also hosts four parent teacher
association meetings, which involve students setting goals for parents.
school also provides computer classes for parents, and maintains a library.
High School | Slaton Junior High School
| Stephen F. Austin Elementary School
a complete look at the state's report card for West Ward Elementary
School click here.