6801 N. 16th Street, Philadelphia PA 19126|Tel: 267.437.3850

About Westwood

Our Mission

9XM0twZgd5ebNzjtG-rByUIE0G5o9U_WjjWpdZDuDzoAt the Westwood School our Mission is to provide a well-balanced instructional program that will enable all students to reach their highest level of academic success. The staff is committed to creating  a student-centered educational environment that stresses high expectations and addresses the physical, social and emotional needs of children with a variety of ability levels and learning styles. Our goal is to maintain an active partnership involving students, teachers, parents, community and staff to develop a love of learning while embracing our diversity and unique talents in a safe, challenging, respectful and supportive environment.

Our Philosophy

Westwood is an independent elementary school committed to maintaining high academic standards while implementing innovative educational ideas. We believe that academic excellence begins with the ability to think logically, independently, and imaginatively.

The Westwood approach to learning is to instill joy and confidence while developing problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills. Technology will also effectively be used to meet the challenges of our widening and fast-changing world.8OJNidgGdoArko_CgZZMZNxUYDRAWuccQRGL_e9wnUQ Students at Westwood explore their curiosity, expand their creativity, and strive for their personal best. We uphold our core values of respect, responsibility, honesty, kindness, and embrace diversity and global awareness. Our objective is to develop informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders for the global community. Westwood aspires to cultivate in its students the desire to remain learners throughout their lives, the compassion to extend themselves to others, and the strength of character to act on their beliefs. Our student’s future begins today!

“Your child's future begins today!”