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Academics

Our WASC-accredited 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 in order to realize their academic potential. We are committed to helping our students grow in the areas of attention, receptive language, expressive language, focus, critical thinking and concentration.

At Westview, we take pride in offering personal attention from experienced and credentialed special education teachers, who are trained to deal with a variety of learning styles and differences. With a maximum of twelve pupils per class, students are afforded the kind of individualized support that results in personal success in the school environment.

Program

A variety of different instructional methods are utilized in the classroom. Instruction addresses multiple learning modalities and is tailored to meet each student’s unique learning style. To supplement 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.

Middle School –Our small classes have a credentialed teacher and a teaching assistant delivering instruction in each classroom. This moderately departmentalized program focuses on core curriculum such as English and written language and is delivered by our experienced staff.

High School -The departmentalized program offers the following complement of classes required to achieve high school graduation and fulfill college entrance requirements.

  • English and  English electives
  • Math through Calculus
  • History
  • Government
  • Economics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science
  • Spanish 1-4
  • Health
  • Life Skills
  • Study Skills and Test Preparation
  • Art and Yearbook
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Computer
  • Physical Education classes including Yoga and Dance
  • CIF Basketball, Baseball, Soccer and Golf teams
  • Other coursework is offered when appropriate

Enrichment

Westview’s state-of-the-art building houses two science laboratories, a computer lab, media center, several tutorial rooms, an art studio, a dedicated music room, a yoga/dance studio, library and a multipurpose room, which is used for music and drama productions as well as student assemblies. Additional courses include diverse offerings such as Introduction to Film Making, Law and Youth, competitive team sports including basketball, baseball, soccer and golf, as well as music, drama, art and yearbook. Activities such as student government, clubs and community service enhance the traditional school experience.

At Westview we are driven to create an environment where all students are able to achieve and, as a result, enjoy heightened self-esteem and increased academic success.

 
   
 


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