Westlake Preparatory School & Academy

  • Mission Statement Westlake Preparatory School & Academy will create and secure a safe, comfortable, and peaceable school environment where every student will be provided with the best opportunity to learn in an educational format that provides a high degree of academic engagement, organization, motivation and will demonstrate the importance of becoming lifelong learners to ensure both academic and personal success. Our Students Westlake Preparatory School offers three academic placements serving a wide range of diverse students. College Preparatory Program, Serving gifted, above-average, and average college bound students Summit Point Program,educating mainstreamed students with a documented learning disability with academic intervention and support. Westlake Academy provides a year round,individualized,alternative educational modelfor students with specific learning challenges, special needs and developmental disabilities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedESE and Special Needs in our Academy Program
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,200
Summer Program Cost Notes1200 per credit

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
59%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Westlake Preparatory School & Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Chemistry
Average SAT score1210
Average ACT score28
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Shirts and Khaki/Navy Bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,000
Tuition NotesAnnual Matriculation, Registration and fees: 1195.00 Tuition approximates: Elementary: 15000. Middle: 17000. High: 19000 Academy: 26000.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Rolin
Admissions AssociateTiffany Hernandez

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Journalism Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
3D Printing, Art, Music class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cheerleading, Travel teams

School Notes

  • Today, after over 25 years, Westlake`s combined academic community, Preparatory, Summit and Academy, is unique because it provides such a diverse range of academic placements and opportunities, permitting each of our students to be positioned in the best learning environment for them and receive the support, challenges and encouragement needed as they grow in academic ability and personal strength.   Westlake is recognized as a good school for all students. We help students reach their academic potential within a safe, uniquely supportive and progressive educational environment. Westlake students are instructed using classroom lecture combined with a preceptorial system of acceleration and enrichment where each student receives personal attention. Westlake's is specially designed to encourage critical thinking and improve each student's academic abilities and study skills. Westlake's curriculum continues through all our grades, elementary, middle and high school as an individually designed college preparatory curriculum. Westlake's students are selected from a wide variety of academic and social backgrounds. It is the goal of Westlake's admissions policy to bring together a diverse `mix' of students with many different skills, academic, artistic, athletic and social.

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