Westerly School Of Long Beach

  • Westerly School is an independent, co-educational school for grades K-8.
  • Challenging academic programs are the standard with the commitment to building a child's strong self-concept, personal independence and social responsibility within a diverse student body.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1993
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students172 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Westerly School Of Long Beach Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki bottoms. Navy, heather gray polos.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 7 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,440
Tuition Notes23200 for 6-8th
% on Financial Aid
51%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAmber Dickens
Admissions AssociateElizabeth Proven

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Student Ambassador Program, Student Council

School Notes

  • Our mission at Westerly School is to develop the whole child through a challenging and stimulating program in an inclusive and diverse community. We ignite within each child a lifelong love of learning by encouraging them to discover their full and unique potential every single day. Our students develop a true sense of self through meaningful opportunities for self-expression, service, and character development. Westerly graduates are leaders, helpers, and creators today and in the future.

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The average private school tuition in Long Beach, CA is $8,631 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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