Harvard-Westlake School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school, grades 7-12. It is the result of a merger between Harvard School, founded in 1900, and Westlake School for Girls, established in 1904. Coeducation began in September of 1991.
- 1605 students enrolled
- 726 at Middle School (Grades 7-9)
- 879 at Upper School (Grade 10-12)
- Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1
- Average Class Size: 16
Advanced Placement Results
In 2012, 611 Harvard-Westlake students took 1,821 A.P. tests in 29 different subjects.
SAT Performance (Class of 2013)
- Critical Reading: 680
- Math: 691
- Writing: 709
National Merit Recognition
Harvard-Westlake ranks among the top high schools in the country in number of National Merit Semifinalists. In the class of 2013, there are 89 students who received National Merit Recognition, with 29 students as National Merit Semi-Finalists.
View the class of 2012 matriculation list
For the 2012-13 academic year, a total of over $8 million has been committed to aid. This figure represents more than 12% of the school’s entire operating budget. Roughly 290 students, or 18% of the student body, will be served. Tuition grants, awarded for demonstrated need, average $24,000 this year and range from a few thousand dollars to 97% of tuition. Automatic coverage of many school-related expenses raises the total of an average financial aid package to approximately $28,000.