Welcome to Westbriar!
Westbriar Elementary earned the 2012 Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence, a recognition of schools that exceed minimum state and federal accountability standards and meet or exceed a number of performance indicators. The award is a component of the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) incentive program created by the Board of Education in 2007 and established to promote rigorous benchmarks for achievement in the core subject areas of English, mathematics, science and history/social science.
Creating excellence together for Every Child in Every Classroom Every Day!
Westbriar Elementary School is a school where:
- Student learning is the essential focus
- Collaboration between parents and educators is expected
- Showing one another respect is our motto
Our mission is to provide all students with a sound foundation for learning in an inclusive setting that focuses on differentiated instruction. Learners are provided with an integrated curriculum that stimulates intellectual thought. All students are encouraged and supported to reach their individual potential through a shared responsibility by all staff. A Westbriar learning environment stresses academic excellence, develops personal responsibility for learning, encourages leadership, and promotes respect for self and others.
Work together collaboratively with student learning as the primary focus.
Develop common assessments and use assessment data to guide instruction.
Implement best practices that focus on 21st-century skills that will prepare all students for a global society.
Use vertical/cross-grade level conversations to better align assessment, curriculum, and instruction across K-6.
Inform and involve parents to ensure maximum student learning.
Seek out and use available information, resources, and professional growth opportunities.
Create and foster a work climate that encourages celebration and balance in professional and personal goals.
Model respect, responsibility, open-mindedness, and a positive attitude.