Located in the pristine city of Winter Garden, FL just 14 miles west from downtown Orlando, Whispering Oak Elementary is one of Orange County's top schools. Winder Garden is a fun and diverse city with a rich history which is displayed through multiple local museums and historic districts. The city of Winter Garden is "Where Good Things Grow" - which makes it a great place to raise a family. A low crime rate, rich history, and great schools come together to make the ultimate location for a growing family.
The school of Whispering Oak is "Committed to Excellence" and holds communication between parents, teachers, students, and the community on a high pedestal of importance. The school's goal is "to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe and supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society." The staff and teachers of the school make it their responsibility to help each and every student develop an enthusiasm for learning, respect for themselves and others, and provides them with the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver. At Whispering Oak Elementary, your child will learn the fundamentals that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
Teaching grades K-5, Whispering Oak has developed a rigorous, standards-based curriculum that focuses on the enrichment of students. In addition to the general English, Math, Social Studies, and Science courses Whispering Oak also offers many art, music, and physical education courses through the school's Special Area rotation, which each classroom participates in daily, giving your child exposure to a wide range of academic learning. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities are also encouraged for students to take part in and learn skills through the school's Media Center. Physical Education is taught three times a week to each student and includes a variety of skills such as individual sport, teamwork, cooperative play, health, and physical fitness/strength.
Early learning is highly important to your child's future development. Whispering Oak realizes this importance and implements not only essential academic knowledge but also necessary social skills. If your child is able to respectfully communicate with peers at a younger age and engage in thoughtful and meaningful conversations they will have a brighter academic and social future. Whispering Oak prepares your student for the things they will encounter in the future.
If you're thinking about moving into the Winter Garden area but not sure if you can afford the lifestyle, the average cost of a home is roughly $400,000 with prices ranging from the upper $200s to as high as $1 million. This is similar to many other cities in Central Florida. Winter Garden is an extremely safe and family-friendly city. Every Saturday a local farmer's market is held with a large selection of vendors selling locally-grown fruits and vegetables, handmade jewelry, homemade goods, and more. Winter Garden's historic downtown not only holds the farmer's market every Saturday but there is also beautiful natural scenery surrounded by coffee shops, a bicycle store where you can rent a bike and ride it around the area, and even an old-fashioned candy shop! Winter Garden is truly a magical place to live.
With dozens of subdivisions and communities to choose from and more being developed every day, your choices are seemingly unlimited. For raising a family in a safe environment, you can't get any better than Winter Garden! A location with lots of wildlife, history, and just a taste of city life is my idea of a perfect place to raise a family. That with one of the best Elementary schools in Central Florida leaves you no reason to turn anywhere else!
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