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Westlake Academy
Westlake AcademyOverview
The town owns and operates Westlake Academy, a prestigious and innovative charter school that offers all three programs of the rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum - Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and the Diploma Programme.  Westlake Academy continues to maintain the rating of Exemplary awarded by the Texas Education Agency.  Additionally, Westlake Academy has been nationally ranked by US News & World Report, Newsweek, and the Washington Post.

Vision
Westlake Academy inspires college bound students to achieve their highest individual potential in a nurturing environment that fosters the traits found in the IB Learner profile: Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-takers, Balanced, and Reflective.

Values
Maximizing Personal Development
Academic Excellence
Respect for Self and Others
Personal Responsibility
Compassion and Understanding

Mission
Westlake Academy is an IB World School whose mission is to provide students with an internationally minded education of the highest quality, so they are well-balanced and respectful life-long learners.

Enrollment
All Westlake residents are eligible to enroll at Westlake Academy, which is operated as a Texas public charter school by the town. Nearly 830 students currently attend the academy in grades K-12th.

Our 2015 class of graduates garnered over $3.9 million in scholarship offers and 100% were accepted into college, many into top tier universities across the country. Check out our latest alumni stats from the Class of 2015 here

Recent Admission/Residency Policy Changes
On June 1, 2015, the Westlake Town Council/Board of Trustees found it necessary to make a few changes to the academy admissions policies due the growth of the Westlake community.  There are different effective dates within the amendments, depending on your classification of residency, so please note accordingly and read through the FAQ Notification Letter here.   

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