The staff care immensely about their students. You will often see teachers on the phone calling parents. Administration is extremely supportive of teachers. They are willing to assist in way that they can.
This is the biggest message that is conveyed by this school. Students are taught to be respectful from day one by standing to greet adults. Students know their expectations and boundaries are clearly set.
Westminster is an excellent school with incredible values. The school values respect and responsibility and this is carried throughout the entire building. Children receive a consistent message and discipline is handled the same through every classroom. This helps students with expectations since they have the same rules since kindergarten. Instruction is able to start within the first week of school because not as much time is needed to review procedures and routines. The small class sizes provide an incredible learning environment for every child. Teachers are really able to learn about their students and speak easily on strengths and weaknesses. The staff truly cares about the students at this school and they are willing to do anything to provide the best education for them. The students leave this school as respectful, well-rounded citizens.
The students are inundated with homework from every subject every single weeknight. Children are up for hours trying to read, write, and research. It is beyond overwhelming for both parents and their children.
Westminster School has a well developed protocol regarding honesty, integrity and fairness. The administration is very attentive to any situation where a student displays behavior that is outside the standards.