Westwood Christian Day School

5801 Sw 120th Avenue
Miami, FL 33183-0331
Tel: (305)274-3380
Grades: PK-12 | 957 students
Christian School has offered a superior education for over 50 years in the Miami area.
The campus, on 30 acres of beautiful land in Horse Country, is home to over 500 students from K-2 through twelfth grade.
Since 1959, WCS has been recognized for quality academic learning based on Christian principles.
Students are instructed from a Biblical world view with values that are taught and practiced in everyday school life.
The sequence of our courses is carefully maintained throughout each level in order to prepare students for their future education.  Preschool students learn in a fun program emphasizing the fundamentals of reading, phonics, counting and numbers.  Elementary students gain a foundation of fundamental skills and concepts essential to success in middle school in a fun, active environment.
  Middle and high school students are challenged in core classes through the solid coverage of language, math and the sciences. Interested students may take Honors, Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement courses (WCS follows the course codes established by the Florida Department of Education).
In addition to the academic fundamentals, our program includes enrichment opportunities that expose students to the fine arts, technology, physical education, languages and athletic competitions.    The members of our strong, professional staff are passionate and committed to preparing and to enriching the lives of the students they teach.
We pride ourselves in ensuring that our graduates are well prepared to enter the best universities and to succeed in the path God has for them.We welcome you to visit our campus and see our friendly and safe educational environment.
We would be happy to schedule a private tour so you may see what Westwood Christian can offer your child.  For more information, please contact Diana Salermo, Enrollment Director at 305.274.3380.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 957 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Westwood Christian Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mr. Bill Thomson


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Calusa Preparatory School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bridgepoint Preparatory (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bridgepoint Preparatory (0.9 miles away)
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  • Miami
    Grades: PK-8 | 256 students
    0.9 miles
    12001 Sw 72nd St
    Miami, FL 33183
  • Miami
    Grades: K-8 | 174 students
    0.9 miles
    11925 Sunset Drive
    Miami, FL 33183
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 265 students
    1.1 miles
    12515 Sw 72nd St
    Miami, FL 33183
  • Miami
    Ekklesia Christian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: NS-12 | 120 students
    1.1 miles
    7205 SW 125th AVE
    Miami, FL 33183
  • Miami
    St. Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 265 students
    1.3 miles
    10700 Sw 56th St
    Miami, FL 33165

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