Learn About Westside

Students on stage smiling during rehearsal
Two students sitting on a pillow on the library floor reading a book together
A group picture of students hiking together in Central Washington


Our campus tours are an ideal way to experience Westside School in action. Via our virtual tour, you'll learn about our unique program and get a peek at our spaces. In addition to your virtual tour, you'll get a personalized live small-group 60-minute Zoom session with our Director of Admission, Ted Holmes. We will share details about your grade of interest and answer your questions. Tours are a highly recommended part of our admission process.

Tours for the 2022-2023 academic year will be offered October through January. We will offer small group virtual tours presented for specific grade levels.

Early Learning:  Learn about our play-based program. We’ll share about program philosophy, daily schedule, specialist offerings, and much more.

Kindergarten: There is still plenty of time for play and community, as students take their first steps in our Lower School. We’ll describe our literacy, math, science, and social studies as well as how specialists complete a robust and enriching schedule.

First-Fourth Grade: This specialized tour highlights the progression of our major content areas and the importance of joyful learning and student engagement. As students get older, they begin participating in our outdoor program and school sports.

Middle School (5th through 8th Grade) Tour: Parents and guardians along with your prospective students are invited to join our virtual tour of middle school. We’ll explore the transition from lowers school, what it’s like to join Westside in middle school, and core classes such as math, language arts, and science, as well as our elective offerings such as theater and visual arts, physical education, and tech. You’ll hear about after school sports and our fabulous renowned outdoor program. Sign up for a tour on Ravenna.




Early Learning (PS & PK) and Lower School (K-4th) Information Nights:
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6:00-7:15pm
Thursday, December 9, 2021, 6:00-7:15pm
Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6:00-7:15pm

Learn about Westside Lower School from our teachers and students. Parents and guardians will hear about program philosophy and content directly from our educators. We’ll conclude the evening with a student panel and time for questions and answers.

Middle School Information Nights:
Thursday, November 4, 6:00-7:15pm
Tuesday, December 7, 6:00-7:15pm
Wednesday, January 12, 6:00-7:15pm

In this interactive Zoom session, prospective students and their parents and guardians will learn about Westside Middle School from our teachers and students. Prospective students in attendance will participate in a virtual class where they will be able to experience Westside for themselves. Parents and guardians will hear about program philosophy and content from teachers and school leaders.