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Westbrook School for Young Learners

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Westbrook School for Young Learners

Welcome to Westbrook School

Westbrook School for Young Learners is where students in Mount Prospect School District 57 begin their educational journey. As a preschool through first grade school, we have the great privilege of working with our community’s youngest learners. At Westbrook School, we are devoted to fostering a deep love of learning and curiosity in our students. Our mission is to create an integrated learning environment that meets the diverse needs of our young students and inspires their life-long learning. The Westbrook School Community fosters a safe environment where students, staff, and parents build positive relationships with each other.

2019-2020 Kindergarten and First Grade Enrollment

Westbrook kindergarten and first grade enrollment has started for the 2019/20 school year. Please click HERE to be directed to the on-line enrollment process.

Important Fall Dates

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Thursday, 8/1

  • Reading Screenings for new K-1st Students

  • Language Screenings for new K-1st Students

Wednesday, 8/14

  • Class Lists Emailed to Families after 1 p.m. 

Wednesday, 8/21

  • First full day for 1st Grade

  • Garden Walk #1 for Kindergarten Last Names A-L

    • AM session:  10-11:15 a.m.

    • PM session:   1-2:15 p.m.

Thursday, 8/22

  • Garden Walk #2 for Kindergarten Last Names M-Z

    • AM session:  10-11:15 a.m.

    • PM session:   1-2:15 p.m.

Friday, 8/23

  • First regular day for Kindergarten

  •  Garden Walks for Early Childhood (EC)

    • Garden Walk for AM Sessions: Last Names A-L (9:30-10:10 a.m.) Last Names M-Z (10:15-11 a.m.)

    • Garden Walk for PM Sessions: Last Names A-L (1:30-2:10 p.m.) Last Names M-Z (2:15-3 p.m.)

Tuesday,  8/27

  • First regular day for Circle of Friends students

Monday, 9/2

  • Non-Attendance Day, Labor Day 

Wednesday, 9/4

  • Back to School Night

    • WB PTO Meeting 6:15 p.m. 

    • 1st Grade Classroom Presentations 6:30-7:00 p.m.

    • Whole School Presentation in Gym 7:00-7:30 p.m.

    • EC/Kindergarten Classroom Presentations 7:30-8:00 p.m.

Monday, 9/30

  • Non-Attendance Day

Thursday, 10/3

  • Walk for Westbrook

    • Rain Date-Friday  10/4

Friday, 10/11

  • District Institute Half Day

    • EC and Kindergarten Students do not attend school

    • 1st grade Students attend from 9:20 a.m. -12:20 p.m. 

Monday, 10/14

  • Non-Attendance Day, Columbus Day

Tuesday, 11/4

  • Non-Attendance Day, District Institute 

11/2019 TBD

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • 4:20-8:20 p.m. 

Monday 11/25-Friday 11/29

  • No School, Thanksgiving Break 

*Please see the reverse side for important information regarding five District Institute days...

Half-Day Attendance Information




Throughout the 2019-20 school year, there will be five days of half day attendance for students throughout the District. At Westbrook, only 1st grade students will attend on those days from 9:20 AM to 12:20 PM.  Please note the different dismissal time for our bussers and walkers.  1st grade students will not need to bring a lunch on these days.  Our Kids’ Corner program will only be available to 1st grade students from 7:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.  Please make sure to inform your private daycare providers of this variance in schedule.  Circle of Friends and Kindergarten students will not attend school on these five dates.

Half Day Attendance Dates

Friday, October 11

Friday, January 17

Friday, February 14

Thursday, April 9

Friday, May 22

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Attendance Hours

Full Day:
First Grade: 9:20am - 3:50pm
K morning: 9:20am - 11:50am
K afternoon: 1:20pm - 3:50pm
Circle of Friends Tuesday-Friday:
Morning: 9:20am - 11:50am
Afternoon: 1:20pm - 3:50pm
Half Day Release:
First Grade: 9:20am - 12:20pm
PreK-K morning: Non Attendance Day
PreK-K afternoon: Non Attendance Day 
Child Sick? Report your child's absence online: 

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