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 earn high ratings from the Texas Education Agency and by many national ranking organizations such as US News & World Report, Newsweek, and the Washington Post.
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.
Maximizing Personal Development
Respect for Self and Others
Compassion and Understanding
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.
All Westlake residents are eligible to enroll at Westlake Academy, which is operated as a Texas public charter school by the town. Over 850 students currently attend the academy in grades K-12th.
Our 2018 class of graduates garnered over $4.7 million in scholarship offers with 100% accepted into college, many into top-tier universities across the globe.
Admission/Residency Policy Information
On June 1, 2015, and again on April 3, 2017, the Westlake Town Council/Board of Trustees found it necessary to make a few changes to the academy admissions policies due to the growth of the Westlake community. For more about these changes and additional admissions information, please visit the Westlake Academy website.