There is so many positive things to be said about New West Charter Middle School. If you are looking for your child to thrive academically New West is the place. The music program is outstanding. The teachers are well qualified to handle any student. Their sports program is lacking. New West goes on many educational and phyically challenging field and road trips. My daughter has attended New West since 6th grade. She will be graduating this year. Reality has started to set in for her. New West is not a cliquey school. It is more of a family. If you are looking for a middle school for your child look at New West. Most parents are happy they sent their child to New West, I believe you will be too.
My son is a current 6th grader at New West Charter..we couldn't be happier with the academic programs, innovative cirriculum, and passionate teachers. There is a real respect for diversity and learning styles. They have successfully modeled organizational skills for him...which translated into never before seen academic success! I have to add that there has been only one student who left unsatifsied this school year (in such a small school it was easy to confirm.) Their agenda is obvious but will hopefully not deter parents from considering New West for their children.
Hi. I have just started New West this year. All of the teachers are great, caring, and want the best for us. If we have any trouble at all, or are falling behind, we know that they will help us. The school is small so we all get the 1 on 1 attention that we need. We only have 4 teachers in each grade so we all have the same teachers for each subject. None of us have more work than the other so it is fair. We have a good time doing P.E. everyday. We also have 2 other electives of our choice. Overall, as a student at this school, I love going to school and I will gladly be returning for the upcoming 2 years.
We must wholeheartedly agree with the 5/0/08 comment referring to the parent who disenrolled their child. The school does not have the reputation. It has the high test scores so academically it is okay but the parent who wrote that comment is not exaggerating at all. Administration especially the principal is not very friendly. The office staff are not pleasant being that they are the first ones you see when you enter. The teachers do yell unnecessarily and have their pick and chooses of who they show favoritism to. We will not be returning in the Fall and will not miss anyone there. Initially the staff comes across as caring, but once you get in it is a different ball game.
I have been at New West for 3 years, and this is the year I graduate. At New West I feel safe and accpeted for who I am. The teachers are awesome, they are always there to help us. I am going to miss everything about this school. It's like leaving your family because we've all become so close. New West is amazing!
This schools' reputation is wonderful!! The teachers are enthusiastic and always helpful. Anytime that I have had to speak with them, they have always made time for me. The administration is wonderful. The principal is focused and in charge!! The staff at the school does not need help, maybe the parent who wrote the 5/8/08 comment are the ones who need help!!
This school does not have the reputation people thinks it has. The teachers yell and the administration is the worst ever. The school is small but not enough programs to support extra activity. I immediately disenrolled my child from this school. The principal showed preference to 'certain parents' and not others. The staff is arrogant and uninformed. They need help.
There's are a lot of good things about this school, unfortunately, the principal is not one of them. She is self-agrandizing and difficult to deal with. This taints the school experience for many.
This is my 1 year at New West this is the best school ever. I love the fact that bearly anyone knows each other so it is easier to make friends. The teachers are the best that I had in my life. I recomend this school for everybody.
This is my second year at New West, I am in the 7th grade. My older brother and sister also went to New West and we all agree it is the best ever! I love the small classes and all the great electives we have. We also take great trips.
I can't say enough about this fabulous school! Small class size, differentiated classroom instruction, excellent teachers, a phenomenal principal and vice principal, dedicated and involved parents, a diverse student body... what more could you ask for? New West has a higher API than any area middle school. The school has a great music program, art, drama, science fair, National Honor Society, organized sports after school, student government, a wide variety of electives, the list just goes on and on. I have had another child at Paul Revere and I would NEVER go back. We are so very lucky to have such a gem of a school right in Los Angeles. The fact that this is a tuition free public charter school, without being part of LAUSD... that is just icing on the cake!
My daughter is in her 3rd and final year at NWCMS. I researched all the area schools and NW is the best choice hands down. The Principal and Vice Principal are like hand in glove. Both are capable leaders, experienced administrators and excellent teachers. The young teaching staff are enthusiastic and innovative. Great field trips add to the 'anything is possible' environment at NW. Send your kid there!
Our daughter has been at New West for a year and a half now, and we are very happy with the school! After 6 years of private school, we feel that we would not be happier with any private school! The teachers are young and excited about teaching. The small classes allow them to really know what's going on with the kids.
small school but great education.This is the school to go to if you want a good education for your child. The staff is very helpful and nice. But once again, the education is great!
New West Charter Have been the best school I have send my 3 boys to. After sending my oldest who graduated last year from N.W.C to Paul revere for 1 year and it was a disaster. New West was a welcoming environment for my 3 boys and I. New West not only encourages you to come and help in the school but also loves when the parents are involve with the children and their education the teachers are very friendly.This year we were 1 point behind Paul revere on the API.
New West offers a great alternative to LAUSD's over crowded schools. The one-on-one attention provided by it's core teachers, make New West's learning a unique & enriching environment. We value the teacher to student ratio which is that of a private school; additionally, it's social & cultural diversity enriches the learning experience. Our son is learning & is very happy there. Thank you New West teachers & Dr. Weir!
New West is a great school. My 12 year old daughter goes there and enjoys it very much. She has been going there since october of 2004. She transferred from paul revere, their homework was just overwelming and her teachers were racists. Overall new west is a wonderful place to send your children.
Extracurricular activities were very limited but the social aspect for the students was rewarding for my daughter. There are limited teachers so it is important to make sure your child's learning level is being matched by the resources available. The parents are involved in many aspects of the school.
I am very happy with the school, the teachers and principal are great. The only problem is that they don't have much of a playground. But the small size makes up for that and it feels like a private school.
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