Overview

Harvard-Westlake is a school whose curriculum and programs create an educational environment designed for students who possess both the motivation and the ability to pursue a rigorous college preparatory course of study. The school strives to provide an education that enables and empowers its diverse students to develop their intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and physical gifts; to understand and respect the similarities and differences among themselves and others in their local and world communities; and to learn the habits of mind and self-discipline necessary to live with integrity and purpose as contributing members of society.
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Official information of Harvard-westlake School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A+ Extracurricular activities
A Community
A Reviews
NA Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: 7-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $46,900
# of Students: 1,611
Teacher:Student: 1:8
International Student: N/A
AP Courses: 6
Endowment: $46,611/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 63%
SAT: 1454/1600
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US Day School

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Harvard-westlake School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 4
#2 Columbia University 5
#2 Harvard College 10
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2
#5 Yale University 8
#6 Stanford University 6
#6 University of Chicago 18
#8 University of Pennsylvania 12
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 6
LAC #2 Amherst College 3
#13 Dartmouth College 3
#14 Brown University 6
#14 Vanderbilt University 2
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 5
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 2
#17 Cornell University 8
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 4
LAC #4 Pomona College 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 8
#23 Georgetown University 7
#23 University of Michigan 11
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 2
#27 University of Southern California 11
#28 New York University 12
#28 Tufts University 5
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 2
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#36 Boston College 5
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 6
#40 College of William and Mary 1
#42 Boston University 2
#42 Brandeis University 2
#42 Case Western Reserve University 4
#42 Tulane University 2
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 2
#49 Northeastern University 5
#49 Pepperdine University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#63 George Washington University 4
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
#68 Fordham University 2
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 4
#79 American University 2
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 4
LAC #17 Smith College 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 5
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 3
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 2
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
LAC #22 Vassar College 4
LAC #25 Bates College 2
LAC #26 Colorado College 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 4
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
#166 California State University: Fullerton 1
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #60 Bard College 1
Holy Cross College 1
Loyola University Maryland 1
McGill University 1
Oxford College of Emory University 1
Santa Monica College 2
The New School College of Performing Arts 2
University of Manchester 1
University of St. Andrews 3
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AP Courses

(Total 6)
Calculus AB
Computer Science A
Spanish Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
French Literature
Latin Literature
Calculus AB
Computer Science A
Spanish Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
French Literature
Latin Literature

Sports

(Total 19)
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 30)
Acting
Band
Chamber Choir
Choreography
Chorus
Dance
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Technology
Acting
Band
Chamber Choir
Choreography
Chorus
Dance
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Technology
Music Theory
Performing
Production
Stagecraft
Symphony
Theater
Vocal
Voice
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Glass
Graphic Design
Photography
Sculpture
Video
Art
Costume Design
Scene Study
Storytelling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 9)
Community Service
Economics & Business
Harvard-Westlake Life
Politics
Science
Speech
Debate & Performance
Tutoring
Miscellaneous
Community Service
Economics & Business
Harvard-Westlake Life
Politics
Science
Speech
Debate & Performance
Tutoring
Miscellaneous
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1900
Campus Size: 20 acres
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/17
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
ISEE: 52135

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 6)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 28)
Recommended
Recommended
Boarding
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4.8 (70 reviews)

Frequently Ask Questions about Harvard-westlake School

01.
Tell me a bit about Harvard-westlake School.
Harvard-westlake School is Co-ed private day school located in Los Angeles, California, US. It was founded 1900, and currently has about 1611 students, -1.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.hw.com.
06.
Where is Harvard-westlake School located?
Harvard-westlake School is located in the State of California of USA. The closest major city is Los Angeles, which is about 14 miles away from school. Most families can choose Los Angeles International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Harvard-westlake School have rigorous academic requirements?
Harvard-westlake School is offering 6 AP courses.

In recent years, 67 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Harvard-westlake School also have 63% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Harvard-westlake School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Harvard-westlake School is among the most popular schools, within top 91 for all US schools.

Also Harvard-westlake School has been favorited by 295 users.
03.
Where do Harvard-westlake School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 3.25% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 7.7% go to top 25, and about 3.67% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with Harvard-westlake School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Harvard-westlake School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Harvard-westlake School’s official site: https://www.hw.com or call them at 818-980-6692.
04.
What is the application requirement for Harvard-westlake School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Harvard-westlake School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Harvard-westlake School?
Yes, here are few: Emerson Academy For Arts And Sciences, St. Francis De Sales School-CA and Bridges Academy.

The closest major city is Los Angeles. You can find out more schools near Los Angeles here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Harvard-westlake School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Harvard-westlake School in 2024 is $46,900, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@hw.com .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Harvard-westlake School?
The overall rating for Harvard-westlake School is A+.

The section ratings of Harvard-westlake School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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