School Information

  • Westgate Elementary School - Home of the Wildcats Westgate Elementary School - Home of the Wildcats

    Address: 3560 58th St. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 

    Phone: (727) 893-2144  

    Fax: (727) 893-2146 

    Pinellas County Schools Administration: (727) 588-6000

    Principal: Bonita Paquette 

    Grade levels: K-5

    School Hours: 8:45am - 2:55pm

    Office Hours:  8:15am - 3:25pm 

    Westgate Elementary is centrally located in Pinellas County. Westgate serves students from Pre-K to Fifth grade. Our school hours are 8:45-2:55. Westgate Elementary's mascot is a Wildcat (Willie the wildcat to be exact). There is before and after-school care available through our partnership with the YMCA. We have many afterschool clubs, including STEM, Robotics, LEGO, Crazy 8's Math, Recorders, Drawing Club, ELA and Math tutoring. There are leadership opportunities available through the Principal's Multicultural Advisory Committee, Safety Patrols, SAFE Club, Girlfriends, Battle of the Books, Morning TV News Crew.
    Points of Pride
    • Many families who attend Westgate have done so for generations.
    • Several teachers on staff were also Westgate students.
    • PBIS Model School 2022, Healthy School Silver Award Winner, Recipient of a $5000 award from The Laura Bush Foundation Library Grant, TV News studio that is run totally by students, Student participation in LEGO District Science Showcase.
    • Active and involved PTA that sponsors many family events throughout the school year, such as "Trunk or Treat", Spring Carnival, and monthly spirit days.
    • One-to-one devices through fifth grade. Makerspace in media center to offer hands-on enrichment and creativity.

    The vision of Westgate Elementary is to be a community of learners where students, families and staff work together to achieve total success. The mission of Westgate Elementary is to provide an environment in which learners will continue to succeed through quality teaching.

    100% student success



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