Whiteside Elementary

Whiteside Elementary is a public PreK-4 school in Belleville, IL near Scott AFB. It is located less than 20 minutes from base.

Great Schools has given Whiteside a 4/10 rating. On the 2014-2015 PARCC assessments, 46% of students in language arts and 31% of students in math achieved proficiency or higher. 2014-2015 was the first year that the PARCC test was given. The community rated this school 4/5 stars. The most recent review (2016) is positive. And reviews from the previous two years also comment on the outstanding school environment and excellent faculty.

What MilFams Say:

This school is above average. Parents with a child in the special education system felt heard at their IEP meetings. The teachers and education team were knowledgeable about the child and his/her case. Parents were kept informed of their child’s progress and knew their child’s education plan and services. Parents received regular updates from the special education teachers. Overall, the faculty and staff were welcoming, taking the time to get to know students personally. The students are offered academic supports and challenges. There are social and emotional support programs in place as well. The school communicates regularly with parents.