Ann Dodson2Welcome from Tracy Lee, Principal

We welcome participation and support each year at Westside School. Parent involvement is very important to us. We encourage parents to join the PTO at our school. Working together, we will reach our collective and individual goals. We look forward to celebrating with you the achievements of your students.

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We want you to know that every child is welcome at our school. We hope to foster learning and happiness throughout the school year. Westside has many talented staff members and exciting extracurricular programs, which support our academic endeavors. We value a respectful, cooperative atmosphere based on open communication among staff, students, and parents.

We welcome visitors to Westside School. If you are interested in visiting us, please call our office at 423-745-4721. For directions to Westside, scroll to the bottom of this page and enter your address.

Tracy Lee, Principal
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to teach and nurture all students in an environment that provides them with the many skills they need to experience success.

Vision Statement

The faculty of Westside School envision our school as a place where students will be encouraged to possess good citizenship skills, be effective problem solvers in all subject areas, and be proficient in technological advances.


The faculty and staff of Westside School believe:

  • Students learn best when welcomed into a safe environment.
  • Students are entitled to an engaging, developmentally appropriate academic program.
  • In order to have success in life, students are expected to practice good citizenship by displaying honesty, responsibility, and respect for oneself and others.

We welcome your participation and support during the school year. Parent involvement is very important to us. We encourage you to join the PTO at the school. Working together, we will be able to reach our collective and individual goals. We look forward to celebrating with you the achievements of your students.

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Westside School  ι  700 Westside Street  ι  Athens, Tennessee 37303  ι  423-745-4721
School Hours: 8:20 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

The mission of the Athens City Schools System, in partnership with the community, is to provide opportunities for all students to develop intellectually, socially, physically and morally in order to live as a contributing member of an ever-changing, multi-cultural society.

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