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Founded:
1969

School Type:
An independent, college preparatory school serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 within a Christian environment

Student Enrollment:
520 students representing a nine county radius in central Georgia. 

Governance:

The school is governed by a fourteen-member Board of Trustees. Members serve three-year terms.

Accreditation:
Westfield is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools. The Westfield School holds membership in the Georgia Independent Schools Association (GISA), the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), and the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB), Educational Records Bureau (ERB), and is fully accredited by AdvancedED - the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). The school is governed by a fourteen-member Board of Trustees, consisting of members elected for three-year terms.

Location

The school is located on a 28 acre campus in Perry, Georgia.

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses Offered
10

Dual Enrollment Courses Offered through Partnership with Middle Georgia State University

2

Test Scores

The average SAT score for the Westfield class of 2016 top 10% was 2058 (compared the state of Georgia average of 1620). The middle 50% range of the Westfield class of 2016 scored 1420-1750.

The composite ACT score for the Westfield class of 2016 was 22.8 (compared to a state of Georgia average of 21).

Scores among our Lower and Middle School students on national standardized tests exceed the national benchmarks for each grade.

Technology

Westfield is committed to the belief that technology instruction is an enhancement of the educational process. We are committed to integrating technology, where appropriate, in each academic discipline, grade level, and course offering. In addition to offering a wireless campus, Westfield includes five computer labs for students in grades Pre K through 12.Mobile carts with laptops and iPads are available for students and teachers. Classrooms and science labs are equipped with interactive white boards and LCD projectors. Our 1:1 iPad program for grades 7 and 8 and our 1:1 laptop program for grades 9 and 10 enhance the learning experience and skills of students.

Our student information database gives our students an electronic identity campus wide along with student/parent global access to track academic progress and attendance. All of these services are secured using state-of-the-art firewalls and comprehensive internet security programs to keep student data private and confidential.

Athletics
Interscholastic competition is available from grades 7–12, and more than 80 percent of the Middle and Upper School students at Westfield compete in one or more of the 39 teams competing in 13 sports . Westfield’s varsity teams have won 16 state championships and 86 region championships. Many Westfield athletes go on to play at the collegiate level. A thletics is an integral part of the overall educational experience at Westfield. Sportsmanship, leadership, camaraderie, hard work, time management, and self-discipline are just a few of valuable lessons taught within the athletic experience at Westfield. Westfield is committed to helping our student-athletes reach their full potential in the areas of competition, leadership, and sportsmanship. Westfield also aims to develop strong moral character and strengthen Christian values through the pursuit of athletic excellence.

Fine Arts
The fine and performing arts, including drama, music, visual arts, photography, and publications, offer opportunities for individual expression and group interaction at all ages. Music education begins at Pre-kindergarten and continues through Upper School. The visual arts program begins in Kindergarten and culminates with a four-year elective program in the Upper School.

Foreign Language

Foreign language instruction begins in Pre-Kindergarten and continues through Grade 12. In Lower School, students receive daily instruction in Spanish. Middle and Upper School students are offered both Spanish and French.

After School Program (ASP)

Our ASP provides child care for Lower School students in grades Pre K through Grade 5 from 2:50 until 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday, on days when the school is in session. Students are grouped according to grade and participate in age-appropriate activities. The program has a structured routine that allows for down time, homework assistance, and structured play and activities.

Admissions
Prospective students are evaluated for admission on the basis of academic testing, previous school records, teacher recommendation, and personal interview. Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing at their current school in order to be considered for admission to The Westfield School. The Westfield School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin.

Tuition for 2017-2018

                                Annual           Monthly

Pre-K (1/2 day)      $4,872           $406

Pre-K (full day)       $6.072          $506

Kindergarten          $7,080           $590

Grades 1 - 5            $10,104         $842

Grades 6 - 8            $10,416         $868

Grade 9 - 12            $10,512         $876

Financial Aid

The Westfield School offers a Financial Aid Program which provides need based financial assistance.  The program is intended to assist those families who desire a Westfield education but might have difficulty with tuition costs. Westfield is also a participant in the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program. Financial aid awards are made based on demonstrated need and the availability of funds.  Parents of all students who receive financial aid must apply for financial aid each year. 

School Mascot
Hornets

School Colors
Green and Gold

The Westfield School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial assistance programs, athletics and other school administered programs.