A Better Place for Your Child

Welcome to Northwestern Legends Elementary School, where we build legends of the future. Our new school has plenty of room for your student to grow and learn, so join us!

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Academic Excellence and Social Responsibility

Northwestern Legends is committed to developing the whole child and offers many programs and events to engage children. Our rigorous academics and innovative technology are geared to promote academic excellence and social responsibility.   

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Our New School

Our students work hard and deserve the very best. As of the 2020-21 school year, our school moved to 21 West 45th Street to a newly remodeled, state-of-the-art campus.

  • New PreK Classes
  • New Computer Lab 
  • State-of-the-Art Media Center 
  • New Playgrounds
  • Bright Classrooms
  • New Chairs and Desks 
Principal LaWanda Polydore

Leadership with Heart

Principal LaWanda Polydore has successfully led our school to achieve the greatest gains in the district. Named Principal of the Year, she is an excellent communicator and is both passionate about education and talented at maximizing a child’s potential. As a leader, she is a devoted advocate for her students and has made our school an educational home in the community.

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Special Programs, Clubs, and Activities

  • Pre K 
  • Extended Day 
  • FCAT Prep  
  • RTI (Response to Intervention) for At-Risk Children  
  • Dance and Step Teams   
  • Student Council  
  • JTA/Renaissance Robotics Club  
  • Saturday Science Club  
  • Safety Patrols  
  • Girls on the Run  
  • FSA Prep  
  • News Crew  
  • Polydore’s Princess Reading Club

“We instill in our students that it doesn’t matter where you come from or what you look like. You can learn to read. You can learn. You can never give up.” – Principal LaWanda Polydore 

Every Student. Every Day.

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