Illuminate Futures

We offer a college preparatory curriculum to all of our high school students. Our teachers make the curriculum accessible to students by matching their teaching approach to individual learning profiles, taking advantage of the assistive technology programs available on the Apple iPad, and creating learning environments that use cutting edge teaching techniques. Through our Study Skills program, students learn the time management, organizational, and academic skills needed to find success in each of their classes. Class sizes are small which ensures constant interaction between students and adults in and outside of the classroom.

The Upper School program provides students with language-based learning differences a college preparatory curriculum that builds on their strengths and helps prepare them for a successful college experience. Our knowledgeable, caring faculty are skilled professionals who are continually implementing the latest pedagogical best practices to support student learning. Our program illuminates futures by providing students with the skills and strategies that will help them find academic success as well as build confidence, is fun and stimulating.

We offer a college preparatory curriculum to all of our high school students. Our teachers make the curriculum accessible to students by matching their teaching to individual student profiles and by supporting student strengths and affinities. We use assistive technology through applications available on the iPad to make learning more accessible to students, and by creating learning environments that employ cutting edge teaching techniques. Our curriculum teaches students the skills that they need for their continued academic success, and includes strategies that help support executive functioning such as organization and time-management. Our class sizes are small which ensure constant and supportive interaction between students and teachers in and outside of the classroom.

Woven throughout the Upper School program are opportunities to develop confident and resilient young adults who understand themselves as learners and are able to advocate for themselves at Westmark and beyond. In addition to our academic program, we offer many opportunities for students to pursue their interests and strengths. We develop future leaders through participation in Student Council, Eye-to-Eye, Yearbook and athletics; artists through our arts program within the academic curriculum and creative opportunities such as video making, theater, portfolio creation and musical performances; and world citizens through our service learning opportunities, outdoor educational trips and international trips.

Each day we live our mission to inspire students with language-based learning differences to build on their strengths in preparation for a successful college experience.

We invite you to explore our website and visit our school to see the complete program we offer.



Marissa DeSiena
Interim Director of the Upper School


Interim Director of Upper School
Marissa DeSiena
818-986-5045 ext. 318





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