Walker-Winter Elementary School

39932 Michigan Ave, Canton, MI 48188 | (734) 419-2780
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 424
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4.5 out of 5 | 11 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 39932 Michigan Avenue, Canton, MI 48188
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs. Julie Mytych
  • Fax: (734) 595-2578
  • Website: wwcsd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 424
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 215 (50.7%)
  • Females: 209 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34 (8.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 202 (47.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 236 (55.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walker-Winter Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walker-Winter Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6816.0%
2nd Grade6014.2%
3rd Grade8119.1%
4th Grade7517.7%
5th Grade5412.7%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 11 Reviews
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11 reviews for Walker-Winter Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 10, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have had one child go through Walker Winter and one still attending. I truly believe that you will not find a more caring and involved staff. Mrs. Mytych is an incredible leader. She truly leads by example. Whatever time of day you go into the school, whether it is 7:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m., you will find teachers and staff working tirelessly.
  • Reviewed by Teacher on June 17, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Fall of 2009 I was a student teacher at Walker Winter. My experiences with the staff and students was memorable. The principal was wonderful. She was very supportive of the staff, students, and parents. She strives hard to make learning a priority. My cooperative teacher was amazing!If I had kids this is a school I would be very comfortable sending them to.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am abolutely pleased that my family is in the Wayne-Westland District and that my children (good students) attend Walker-Winter Elementary School. I can say, without issue or hesitancy, that the administrator and the teachers are professional, that they care about the children, and that providing a quality educational experience is a priority. The Principal and the teachers are personable and interested in building and maintaining quality relationships with parents...they are responsive and they respectfully receive and address all comments, questions, or concerns that do not involve personal agendas. I unequivocally support the Principal, her leadership, and her administration.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have a 14-year-old who attended Walker-Winter and an 8-year-old who presently attends. I have been there through 4 different administrators. I can't begin to tell you how fabulous Mrs. Mytych is, not only with the students, but with the parents as well!! I was so worried with the new configuration of the district that we would lose her, but we didn't!!! I look at Walker-Winter as the best kept secret in the district!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • In response to the comment about the teacher being "afraid of math" (January 26 post)...my child is also in 5th grade and I recall the teacher in question mentioning at open house that as a child there was a fear of math and that the hope was that the students would not feel this way. I also feel that describing children as "good" and "bad" is not only unprofessional but highly inappropriate and offensive. I have had nothing but great experiences at Walker and will be deeply saddened when my child moves on.
  • Reviewed by Teacher on March 22, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have been a teacher at this school for 15 years. I can honestly say that this entire staff works really hard to meet, and accomodate the various needs of all of our students. We do believe that ALL children can learn and we have put many extra programs in place to ensure success for all. Our new principal has showed enormous support for staff, students, and parents. There is no place I would rather teach!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have had a good xperience as a parent at Walker. Because of twins, my kids always got two teachers in every grade. This year third grade is great. The teachers are different from each other, but really especially good for each of my boys. I don't have girls so I can't say. I am very pleased.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 26, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The principal is too passive and not really interested in dealing with issues; she just wants them to go away. The school is NOT responsive to parents. The teachers are good for the most part but the 5th grade teacher says she is "afraid of math!" I feel this is a lost year in my child's academic growth. The student population has been changing and many of the "good" students are now leaving this school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 08, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to walker winter when I was little. Once I got into middle school and high school I was one of the top students in all of my classes. I highly recommend sending your kids to this school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 18, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Overall this school is average. There is a new principal this year as well as secretary and teachers. I was very disappointed to find out my son's first grade teacher is computer illiterate. She is also absent a lot, barely assigns homework and doesn't keep parents abreast with newsletters. I know he is learning but I think it could be better. I will not be sending my son back in the fall.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 23, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school administration is NOT very responsive to parents. The principal is really not interested in talking to the students or getting to know them as people. She is not a parent and not married and this makes her out of touch with the student body. The teachers and the curriculum are great!!!

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