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Westside High School

Mission, Philosophy, and Goals

Mission

In its quest to be the best high school in the United States and achieve unequaled excellence, Westside’s Mission is to ensure that all students reach for their potential, compete successfully in a changing world, and demonstrate respect for themselves, others, and their environment.

Description

Westside High School is a 9-12 school with approximately 2,000 students. WHS strives to meet the unique needs of all learners, offering more than 40 AP and Honors courses, and 1:1 laptop program, over 60 extracurricular clubs and modular scheduling. Instruction is delivered through large group, small group, laboratory and independent study where students can meet with teachers during the school day. Designated twice as “Best in the State” by Redbook and as a “Most Challenging High School” by the Washington Post, this two-time Blue Ribbon winner is nationally recognized as an academic leader and innovator. Westside has been recognized as an “Apple Distinguished School” annually the award has been given. Westside’s celebrated music, art and athletic programs provide opportunities for students in state of the art facilities. Westside continues its history of high student achievement, test scores that continue to be in the top of the metropolitan area, state and nation.

Westside High School has always emphasized high expectations and academic success while meeting the unique needs of all students. Previous school improvement goals have focused on increasing critical thinking, improving student writing across all curricular areas, and continuing to ensure high graduation rates. Current school design goals focus on increasing student engagement and achievement through literacy and critical thinking, personalized learning, and technology integration.

Goals

Westside High School has always emphasized high expectations and academic success while meeting the unique needs of all students. Previous school improvement goals have focused on increasing critical thinking, improving student writing across all curricular areas and continuing to ensure high graduation rates. Current school design goals focus on increasing student engagement and achievement through literacy and critical thinking, personalized learning and technology integration.

 

HIGH SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )