Westwego Elementary School, founded in 1940, offers education to approximately 400 students in prekindergarten through grade five. Its staff includes teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, speech therapist and social worker. The school s academic curriculum includes math, science and physical education. It offers special education, speech therapy and Title I programs. The school also conducts sessions in art, drama, and gifted and talented education. It organizes various recreational and sport activities for students. In addition, the school specializes in before-and after-school tutoring. It is a part of the Jefferson Parish Public School System, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. Westwego Elementary School is located in Westwego, La.