Mission, Vision & Values
As an accredited NWAIS Independent School, Westside School prepares students for the world by challenging them to achieve academic success and by connecting their human spirit and imagination to learning.
Westside School is recognized as West Seattle’s premier, accredited Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 independent school program. We help students develop essential skills for the 21st century, including conceptual thinking, communication, and cooperation. Our students thrive in the safe, caring, inclusive community environment Westside provides.
High Academic Standards
We believe that the cultivation of problem-solving, innovative analytical thinking, and complex communication skills provides a strong foundation for lifelong success.
We believe that children gain confidence through positive support and clear behavioral guidelines within a safe learning environment.
We believe that students become caring members of a global community by treating each other honestly, with respect and generosity of spirit.