Harvard-Westlake School occupies two campuses. The Middle School is
located on a 15-acre campus in the Holmby Hills area. About twenty
minutes away, the Upper School sits on 22-acres in Studio City.
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Jeanne Huybrechts joined Harvard-Westlake in 1989 as a chemistry and physics teacher. Since then, she's taught math and science courses in both middle and upper school divisions, been a grade-level dean, the school's director of studies, and, for five years, Head of Middle School. She became Head of Harvard-Westlake in the fall of 2006.
Dr. Huybrechts holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Detroit and a B.S. in Chemistry from California State University, Northridge. She completed her doctoral work in the UCLA Educational Leadership Program, focusing on curriculum design and teaching in the sciences. Her daughter Catherine graduated from Harvard-Westlake and is now a geographer and founder of a company specializing in geospatial technology services.
Thomas C. Hudnut, President and Chief Executive Officer, has been with the school since 1987. Mr. Hudnut previously served as head of The Branson School in Ross, California, and Norwood School in Bethesda, Maryland, after beginning his teaching career in 1970 at St. Albans School in Washington, DC.
A magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University, Mr. Hudnut also holds a master's degree in diplomatic history and international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is the author of numerous articles on education and co-author of a book on French politics.
Mr. Hudnut is currently President-General of The Cum Laude Society, and a Trustee of The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Good Hope Medical Foundation and Deep Springs College. He is a past President of The Headmasters Association, the Country Day School Headmasters' Association and the California Association of Independent Schools, has been a trustee of six independent schools and the Treasurer and a director of School Year Abroad, Inc. Additionally, he has been a director of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, The National Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, the United States Water Polo Foundation, and the Marin Symphony, of which he was also the president.
Harvard-Westlake School was formed from the 1989 merger of Harvard School, founded in 1900, and the Westlake School for Girls, established in 1904.
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Black and Red are the school colors. The School mascot is a Wolverine.
You can view information about
matriculation, enrollment, SAT scores, etc. by reading the Harvard-Westlake School
The Admission Office arranges tours for families
who are applying to Harvard-Westlake
School. Call the
Admission Office at (310) 288-3200 for more information.
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