Westside Neighborhood School

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  • WNS embodies a positive, child-centered approach to education. Our challenging curriculum and programs are designed to encourage each individual student to fully develop his or her potential - intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students466 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeWestside Neighborhood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 8 / Dec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,765
Tuition NotesOne-time new family fee: $2,500
% on Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,800
Admissions DirectorDarlene Fountaine

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ceramics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Mandarin, many more, Orchestra & Ensemble, Outdoor Adventures, Student Council, Tae Kwan Do, Web Page & Video Game Design, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Specialists classes include the following: Theater arts, Visual arts, Technology, Music, Spanish, Physical Education.                                               
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