About Us

Blue Jays

Mission Statement: Westhaven Elementary is a safe haven for children to learn and grow socially and behaviorally, as well as academically.   Celebrating small accomplishments, nurturing confidence, and building excitement within learners are all goals that we can target as they progress through their educational career.  Meeting students’ individual needs helps us to ensure success for all.  

Vision Statement:  Westhaven Elementary School believes that student achievement is the chief priority for the school and should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.  Establishing and maintaining high expectations and a commitment to excellence are critical components to successful students.  A safe and orderly environment ensures an atmosphere that promotes teaching and learning for all. Modeling respect, caring, citizenship, cultural awareness, and responsibility is an integral part of the educational experience at Westhaven Elementary.


  • Commitment to help learners grow socially, emotionally, and academically
  • Expertise in Content Area-(Professional Development)
  • Rapport with Parents and Community Stakeholders(Communication)
  • Professionalism-Attendance,Completing Required Tasks (Accountability)
  • Data Driven Decision Making( Full Accreditation)

Patrizia Grigsby, Ph.D.