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Student Life

Opportunities for student leadership and participation are abundant. Extracurricular activities are encouraged as a part of every child’s experience, and nearly 90 percent of the students participate. 

Younger students may participate in football, cheerleading, and basketball, while Middle and Upper School students may compete in thirteen interscholastic sports within the Georgia Independent Schools Association. 

Chorus, Drama, Academic Bowl, Debate, Literary, and Math Teams are available as are National Senior and Junior Beta, Culinary Arts, Foreign Language, Key, Art, Chess, and Tri-Hi-Y Clubs. Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Green Campus Recycling Program, Student Council, and Vespidae Yearbook Staff are other extracurricular activities available for students.

Student honors have included AP National Scholars, National Merit Finalists, Semi-Finalists, and Commended Scholars, Wendy’s High School Heisman state winners, and the Georgia Governor’s Honors program. In 2010 and 2012, Westfield claimed the state championships in literary competition. Westfield won state championships in football in 2013 and 2014, wrestling in 2014, and girls’ tennis in 2013. The softball team was state runner-up in 2014, while the varsity girls’ basketball team reached the Final Four in both 2013 and 2014.