Principal's Message

Greetings and welcome to West Riverside Elementary School, the home of the Dragons!  I am thrilled that you have decided to view our school's website in order to learn more about the wonderful students, staff, and programs we have to offer.  West Riverside Elementary has a reputation of excellence and we will continue to make every effort to be the BEST!   

A new school year brings great enthusiasm and anticipation of new opportunities that will enhance our instructional programs, the modernization of our campus and school community as a whole. West Riverside staff embraces the Jurupa Unified School District Promise and strives to provide learning without limits, by fostering a growth mindset in every child and empowering each child to unlock their potential and succeed in career, in school, and in life.   

Along with our staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy of success established at West Riverside Elementary by building strong relationships with students, parents, staff and community members.  We will focus on fostering a nurturing safe environment for children, use of data to inform instruction, consistent implementation of effective instructional strategies and best practices to increase students' achievement, and provide exciting and challenging educational opportunities for all students. West Riverside staff is committed to supporting the academic, social and emotional growth of your child. 

I encourage you to visit our wonderful campus and see that we are a school committed to children, with a college and career focus.  You will find that this is a vibrant and engaging community of teachers and learners.  To our parents, we believe that your involvement is an essential component to the academic success of your child.   I encourage you to visit our website often, meet your child's teacher and to get engaged in all that West Riverside has to offer.  Your participation in our school is needed and greatly appreciated! 

As Principal, my door is always open and I welcome your input of any celebrations, accomplishments, concerns, suggestions or compliments that ensure keeping West Riverside Elementary School the BEST!  I look forward to partnering with you on behalf of our future leaders as we are committed to Learning without Limits! 


Marian Gutterud, Principal