Westview School, Los Angeles:
Westview School is a private, non-profit middle and high school in West Los Angeles for students with learning disabilities, ADD and / or mild emotional issues in grades six through twelve. We believe in the multi-faceted approach to education, including a full complement of academic courses, plus a variety of extra-curricular activities and enrichment programs. Small class sizes enhance the academic experience. Westview’s program is open to motivated, college-bound students of average to superior intellectual ability, who are underachieving in traditional school settings and could benefit from a more personalized academic program. Door-to-door transportation is available to students living on the Westside, in the San Fernando Valley, Greater Los Angeles area, South Bay and neighboring communities.
Westview’s program is open to motivated, college-bound students of average to superior intellectual ability, who are underachieving in traditional school settings and could benefit from a more personalized academic program. At Westview, we take pride in offering personal attention from credentialed teachers who are trained to deal with a variety of learning differences. With a maximum of twelve students per class, students are afforded the kind of individualized support that results in personal success in the school environment.
All Middle School classes have a credentialed teacher and a teaching assistant. Our High School program offers a full complement of courses required to achieve graduation. A variety of different instructional methods are utilized in order to prepare our students for post-High School college and/or vocational opportunities. Along with content delivery, many of our teachers focus on building traditional study skills including attending to lectures, note taking, participation in classroom discussion, daily homework, preparing for midterms and finals and completing research reports.
* Fast ForWord
* Step 4Word
* The LINDAMOOD-BELL PROGRAMS
* Dragon Dictate
* Individualized Math Instruction
* Anita Archer’s REWARDS Program
* SRA Reading Programs
* Step Up To Writing
Westview organizes Varsity teams in basketball, baseball, soccer and golf for California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) competition against schools throughout the Los Angeles area. Home games are played at Stoner Park unless otherwise indicated. Call Westview at (310) 478-5544 for location of away games.
A variety of enrichment programs are provided at Westview not only to develop students’ natural talents, but to facilitate personal and social development, and teach students about productive uses of leisure time.
* Keyboarding Skills, Word Processing / Power Point / Spread Sheet & Adobe Photoshop
1. Film Editing
2. Digital Photography
3. Web Site Development
4. Graphic Design
* Acting, Script Writing, Video Production & Two Student Productions Annually
* Ceramics, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Art History & Yearbook Production
Student Body Activities:
* Student Council, Lunchtime Clubs, High School Prom, Yearbook, Fun Days, 3-Day Outdoor Education Camp for the Middle School & Senior Grad Night at Disneyland