Westmark School

5461 Louise Ave
Encino, CA 91316-0913
Tel: (818)986-5045
Grades: 3-12
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Westmark School inspires students with language-based learning differences who possess academic potential and personal promise to build on their strengths and prepare for a successful college experience.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 3-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Diagnosed learning differences (e.g. dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalcia, ADD, ADHD)
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Polly Brophy
Admissions Associate Culver Scales


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Flag FootballFootball,

School Notes:

  • Westmark School provides a challenging, comprehensive educational experience for high potential students with learning differences; uses state-of-the-art technology and innovative teaching strategies in an environment where individual learning styles are celebrated; and assist students in identifying the fundamental academic and social skills necessary for their success.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Martyrs Armenian Elem/ferrahian High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Lutheran Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Martyrs Armenian Elem/ferrahian High School (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Encino
    Bethel Lutheran Elementary School
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K | 37 students
    0.3 miles
    17500 Burbank Boulevard
    Encino, CA 91316
  • Encino
    Grades: PK-12 | 635 students
    0.6 miles
    5300 White Oak Ave
    Encino, CA 91316
  • Encino
    Grades: NS-K | 55 students
    0.8 miles
    4963 Balboa Blvd
    Encino, CA 91316
  • Encino
    Grades: K-6 | 168 students
    0.8 miles
    17100 Ventura Blvd
    Encino, CA 91316
  • Encino
    Our Lady Of Grace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 256 students
    0.8 miles
    17720 Ventura Blvd
    Encino, CA 91316

School Reviews

Great school, involved passionate teachers, constantly upgrading g the facilities. It''s a nurturing environment.
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/12
Westmark has been a huge blessing for my child! Instruction is geared toward my child's learning style, the community is nurturing, the facilities top-notch, and the program is comprehensive....visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, clubs, a news network, assistive technology, and more!!
- Posted by Parent, 04/09/12

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