Nadia was my daughter's teacher for 3 years -- grades 1 to 3. I was very impressed with the education that my daughter received. Being Montessori, it is a bit of a challenge since there are no real grades to base your child's academics on. There are very thorough written reports and lots of meetings with the teacher to discuss any concerns and goals. When my daughter had her first 'testing' for the provincial wide testing required at the Grade 3 level, I was pleased to see that she was performing at Grade 4-7 level. Along with the other students. I think that was a real testament to see how much these kids are learning each day. As I said earlier, it is much more than academics for me. Nadia taught my child how to be herself and to be organized and self-discipline. I know for sure that she would have been lost in a non-Montessori setting and easily overlooked due to her sometimes hyper activity. Instead Westside worked carefully with my daughter to make sure she was getting the attention she needed and treated positively. I am very grateful for this.