Westside at a Glance

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Westside School at a Glance

School Profile 2013 – 2014

Current Enrollment:

  • 327 students 
  • Lower School (Pre-kindergarten – 4th grade) Enrollment: 228 students
  • Middle School (5th - 8th grade) Enrollment: 99 students

Faculty & Staff

  • Westside employs 31 (classroom & specialty) teachers, 15 assistants, and 12 staff.
  • Most teaching staff hold advanced degrees.

Class Size

  • Our student/teacher ratio is approximately 9:1 for Lower School, and is slightly higher for Middle School.
  • Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd grade, each class is staffed with a teacher and an assistant.
  • Pre-Kindergarten class size is 15  students; Lower School ranges from 16 – 20, Middle School averages 14 – 15 per class.


  • Westside offers an integrated, project based curriculum.
  • Westside offers rich specialty classes, including world languages (Mandarin & Spanish,) physical education, art and music.
  • Every class participates in field trips to enhance the learning experience. Overnight experiences begin in 1st grade.

Extended Day & After School Enrichment

  • Westside offers before and after school care on a monthly (contracted) and drop-in basis.
  • Students have access to fee-based after school enrichment, including robotics, sewing, iPad animation, musical theatre and more.


  • Middle School sports (no cut) include cross country, basketball, volleyball, and track.

Tuition (2013-2014 School Year)

Lower School

Pre-Kindergarten - 4th Grade                  $12,100

Middle School 

5th grade - 8th grade                                $14,100

Financial Aid

  • 18% of Westside students receive need-based Tuition Assistance.
  • Awards range from 10% to 90%, the average award being 50% of tuition.


  • Westside School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS.)