Our School

    • Opened in 1951, Windermere is one of the most diverse schools in the Buffalo Niagara area.

    • Its pre-kindergarten through fifth grade student body numbers are close to 750 and includes children from over 30 countries in any given year.

    • The District's Pre-Kindergarten program, started in 2004, is also housed at Windermere.

    • The school is organized into an Early Childhood Education Center (grades preK-2) and an Intermediate Education Center (grades 3-5), each having a dedicated Principal and together a staff of over 150 employees.

    • Windermere is in a school district that is noted for its high academic standards, child-centered program and commitment to student success.

    • Situated in a residential area, Windermere sits on 15 acres, complete with playing fields, a contemporary playground and a habitat/courtyard.

    • The building contains a 500+ seat auditorium that was newly refurbished in 2009, a gymnasium with a climbing wall, and an indoor swimming pool.

    • In addition to classroom instruction, all children at Windermere have the opportunity to participate in programming such as vocal music, instrumental music, art, library/media services, and physical education.

    • Special individual needs may also be met through our enrichment program, ESL (English as a second language), and pupil personnel staff (social worker, psychologist, speech therapists, and a full time nurse).

    • Regular opportunities also arise for students to participate in after school clubs and activities.