Vestavia Hills Elementary West is a public, kindergarten through fifth grade school in the Vestavia Hills City School District. Approximately 800 students attend VHEW. Vestavia West is committed to instilling a strong educational foundation in all students, with an emphasis on academic, as well as social and emotional growth, this nurturing "the whole child". The outstanding staff members are committed to providing a learning environment so that each student is prepared for future success.
Our active and supportive PTO offers many opportunities for parents to be active participates in their children's education. Parents and teachers working cooperatively make a positive difference for our children. We always welcome your input and appreciate you support and cooperation.
Vestavia Hills Elementary West is accredited by AdvancEd. Our academic objectives align with the Alabama Course of Study also referred to as College and Career Ready Standards or CCRS.
7:45 AM-2:35 PM
Students may enter the building at 7:15 AM in the morning.
Breakfast is served from 7:15 -7:45 AM in the school lunchroom.
School begins at 7:45 AM. Students are tardy after 7:55 AM and must be signed in by a parent/guardian or designee.
School is dismissed at 2:35 PM in the afternoon. All students should be picked up by 3:00 PM.
Second Grade: 217
Third Grade: 196
"The West Way Is The Best Way"
Listen when others are talking
Wait our turn
Respect personal space by keeping hands, feet, and objects to ourselves
Use respectful language at all times and in all situations
Walk quietly in single file through our building
In the lunchroom we...
Remain seated during lunch
Talk in quiet voices
Raise our hand to ask for help or permission
Keep food on the table and clean up after ourselves
Wait for the teacher to dismiss the class
Line up quietly
During carpool we...
Listen quietly for carpool numbers
Walk to our car
The school day begins when we enter the building!