Award Year: 2016
To prepare students to function academically, vocationally, culturally, and socially as responsible citizens while encouraging personal integrity, pride and life-long pursuit of knowledge and well-being.
- Black/African American: 3%
- White: 59%
- Hispanic: 20%
- Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
- Asian: 14%
- Native American: 1%
- Two or more races: 2%
- ELL: 2%
- Economically Disadvantaged: %
Westlake High School is proud to be a part of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) and is located fifty miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles in Ventura County. Our school and community holds high expectations for all of its students. Westlake High School (WHS) is a comprehensive suburban public high school, large enough to have diversity and range, but small enough to be connected to its students and families in a positive and supportive manner. WHS takes pride in the accomplishments of its students with a supportive staff that encourages high expectations for all students. These expectations are reflected in many of the rankings WHS has earned including the Newsweek ranking of #15 in the state of California and #119 in the United States. In addition, WHS is proud of its 98% graduation rate with 59% of graduates attending a 4 year college and 35% of graduates attending a 2 year college. Additionally, WHS offers various opportunities for its students in technology, community business partners, art, band, orchestra, choir, drama, a wide range of athletics, and various student led clubs and organizations. WHS has an active and supportive PTSA, School Site Council, and Scholarship Foundation. WHS is proud to offer a comprehensive education in a safe and positive learning environment while preparing students to function academically, vocationally, culturally, and socially as responsible citizens. WHS encourages personal integrity, pride, and the life-long pursuit of knowledge and well-being. Students are prepared to make a meaningful contribution to an ever-changing society.