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    West Market School of Early Education

    2016 – 2017

    Annual Report to Parents


    Our Mission

    The mission of West Market School of Early Education is to assure appropriate opportunities which will enhance overall development and instill a love of learning in young children by providing a safe, nurturing, stimulating environment that incorporates support from families, staff and the community. 

    West Market Highlights 

    * Fall Family Fun Festival

    * Classroom sponsored workshops for families 

    * Literacy Puppet shows 

    * Character education puppet shows 

    * Storytime shows 

    * Ronald McDonald magic show 

    * Two Schoolwide book fairs 

    * Classroom book order opportunities 

    * Good Neighbor Cupboard food drive 

    * Classroom celebrations 

    * Spring Celebration – Week of the Young Child 

    * Learning Station concert 

    * Dental Health Workshop 

    * Storytime with the principal 

    * Community Helpers Day 

    * Earth Day Project: Growing Butterflies 

    * Spring into Spring Family Night 

    * End-of-the-year celebrations 


    Fast Facts 

    * West Market opened in 1990 

    * Student Enrollment Average 202 

    * Yearly Attendance Percentage 89.7% 

    * 11 Certified Teachers 

    * 1 Speech Language 

    * 15 Classified Staff 

    * 350 Volunteer Hours 

    * 24 Years National Association of Education for Young Children Accreditation 

    * State Accreditation Status All Clear 

    * 14 years Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation 

    * ABC Grant Award Winner – Playground Shade Installation 

    * SC CDEPT funding 

    * Title I 3-year old funding 



    West Market is proud

    of our 2017-2018

    Employees of the Year!

     Teacher of the Year:

    Allison Buchanan

    Instructional Support Staff:

    Elly Dominguez


    Justin Wheeler

    Lunchroom Staff:

    Joann Dunn