Each student in Spring Lake Park Schools is known by name, strength, interest and need, leading to personalized student work and learning experiences!

At Westwood Intermediate and Middle School, learners are at the center of everything we do. Our vision is to create personalized and engaging experiences so that each student feels valued, inspired and has a sense of belonging, resulting in college readiness so that each student has aspirations for success. As a district, we have individually and collectively committed to taking whatever actions are necessary each day to design engaging learning experiences that meet the unique and varied needs of each student. This focus is necessary to put each young person on a trajectory to pursue whatever direction they may take beyond graduation, be that college or career. 


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Academic Support

Our personalized learning efforts include providing additional support to students who may need extra help.

Assessment and Institutional Research

Assessment and Institutional Research in Spring Lake Park Schools provides timely, accurate and meaningful information to district staff, the community and external stakeholders to support our district vision of being a world-class learning community.

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AVID prepares and supports middle and high school students to take rigorous courses that prepare them for career and college.

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Career and College Readiness

When students leave the walls of Spring Lake Park Schools, we want them to have mastery over essential skills required for life, education and career success; exposure to college-level rigor; and, a sense of career paths that may bring them joy and success.

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Course Offerings

At Westwood we have a lot of pride in our learning community that fosters personalized experiences so each student feels valued, inspired, and has a sense of belonging. 

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Teachers in all grade levels and in every subject draw inspiration from each students’ strengths, interests, needs and curiosities. As they learn to work both collaboratively and independently, our students develop the knowledge, tools and skills they need now and in the future.

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Immersion and Multilingual Learners

At Westwood Intermediate and Middle School, a variety of multilingual learning opportunities support students in acquiring language skills, on their path to becoming multilingual and multiliterate graduates and even earning college credit and bilingual seals.

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Gifted Services

Spring Lake Park Schools' mission statement is “High Expectations, High Achievement for All. No Excuses.” This includes our gifted learners! Gifted Services seeks to identify these learners and provide services to maximize their potential by providing educational challenges appropriate to their needs.

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Special Education

Special Education provides a range of programs and services for students, birth to 21 years of age, who have been identified as disabled and in need of specialized programming.

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Learning Technology

Spring Lake Park Schools provides a digital device to each K-12 student as another way to assist in personalizing learning for each student.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

In Spring Lake Park, STEM education engages students in interdisciplinary, inquiry based, real-world problem solving.  Our approach to STEM is both programmatic and integrated within all courses.

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Personalized Learning

Each student in Spring Lake Park Schools is known by name, strength, interest and need, leading to personalized student work and learning experiences!

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