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Westfield Schools

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $113,800. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $650.

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Posted February 18, 2014

Westfield seems to be having serious Administrative hiring issues lately. The last head was a poor leader and inexperienced but the current head is an immature know-it-all who seems to lack direction! Where this school is headed is a big unknown! A handful of parents seem to run the school and the kids do not respect authority at all! Most of the teachers are able and qualified but I know several recent "cheap hires" who are not! I have been associated with Westfield for several decades and have never seen this level of administrative incompetence. The board better wake up on this before it's too late!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2014

I have 3 children that attend Westfield. It is a great school with a Christian atmosphere.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2013

horrible horrible horrible I would not recommend this school to anyone. Teachers that have been there for a while are some of the best there are. The new additions to the teaching staff and administration seem to be the problem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2013

I'm a parent of students at Westfield. I appreciate the genuine character and love the teachers there have for my children. We were at another private school before that just wasn't a great fit. Its turned out to be the best thing for our children. Even though we aren't from Perry we still feel supported by the Westfield school family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2013

A great indoctrination into right wing, ultra conservative thinking. Just look at the lack of diversity and you'll understand what this school is all about.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2013

This School is not what the Alumni think it is, they talk about this place as if they have blinders on. They have not been anywhere else. They do not offer the diversity you can receive in the public system. I have had children in both systems they do not a have Honors program; AP classes are not the same as Honors. Also you do not have to pay an outrageous tuition. Westfield student are also sheltered from the real world and they experience a huge culture shock when the go to college and they are not spoon fed everything
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2013

I would definitely recommend Westfield to anyone looking for a great education in a Christian environment for their children. I have been extremely pleased with Westfield. From the faculty and classroom teaching to the athletics and other extracurricular activities, the Westfield experience is a great one! The average SAT scores are more than 200 points above the local school system's average (as well as state and national average), and 100% of the students are accepted to college. Great AP classes too. Very thankful that my children have the opportunity to receive their education at Westfield.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2012

I am not a student at this school nor is anyone in my family. I came to this site looking for information after three years of witnessing loutish and bullying behavior at athletic events by a portion of the student body. I see now that my perceptions have been on point. If bullying and antagonistic behavior are tolerated and even encouraged I can fully understand some of the poor ratings on this site. They are directly in line with the experiences of many visiting teams and families. Fine christian environment indeed.


Posted January 9, 2012

I am a student at Westfield in the 2011-2012 school year! I have been going to Westfield all my life! So I know that Westfield is my home! I love the teachers, the coaches, and the challenges that are put infront of me everyday! Westfield made me who I am today and I know that the my future will be successful and rewarding because of what Westfield has taught me! This school has taught me many things that I will use for the rest of my life. I learned that with hard work you will succeed. I learned that in life there will be hard times ,but Westfield has taught me you must persevere because tommorow is a new day. You must cherish the people around you because at this school you are in a family! I thank God everyday that my parents cared about me enough to put me in Westfield! Each day is a new opportunity to create excellence! Everyday when I go home I know I accomplished something! Westfield is my home and I would not ever trade it for anything!


Posted July 29, 2010

Westfield School is an outstanding, independent Christian school that provides an excellent education, many extracurricular activities from sports to fine arts, and does so in a nurturing, wholesome environment at every level from preschool and kindergarten, lower and middle school, to high school. Test scores are outstanding. Teachers are top notch. The Christian environment that is offered along with the strong academic standards are the primary reasons my kids are at Westfield and I would highly recommend the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2010

Westfield is full of bratty ungreatful kids who judge others. They do not accept anyone from the 'outside.' As in, if you havent been going there since kindergarten. Westfield is an all around judgemental school. The staff also is slipping to meet requirements.


Posted April 5, 2010

If you are looking for a school that focuses on educating children to go to college, that challenges students in the classroom to learn and achieve, that gives students the chance to play sports, be in a play, be in a club, etc. and be in a safe, positive and Christian environment, then send your children to Westfield. I am saddened by the last post. Westfield is a good school and is supported by many alumni. I attended Westfield from 1st - 12th grade and graduated over 20 years ago. My children are students now. I think the administration of the school provides sound leadership. Look at how well Westfield competes with the other schools -- schools that have nearly twice as many students -- in sports and academics. Is Westfield perfect? No...no school is. I have been very pleased in the seven years that I have had children there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2010

Westfield is a great choice for your kids. We have a small, Christian environment where 'everybody knows everybody'. The teachers are really nice. If you don't understand the lesson of that day, he or she will go over it with you. The students are good too. We all love and encourage each other. The curriculum and enrichments are fun and creative. The curriculums let you interact and have fun while still learning. During enrichments, we have lots of fun. They include foreign language, art, music, computer, and physical education (P.E.). If you are looking at this website, consider Westfield.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 28, 2010

8/10 years ago I would have rated 'WHS' with the highest averages possible. However, with the current administration 'The Westfield School' has quickly lost all that was uniquie and good. It went from a school with a small town family atmosphere to trying to be something it can not 'Little stratford'. The teachers and the students know what qualities they are looking for in 'WHS' but the administration has totally lost perspective. Most families remain there simply because they come from rural communities with poor quality public schools. I pray the board of trustees will get back to the qualities 'WHS' was founded on and gracefully fire the current administration and start over. Most families couldn't care less what the buildings and grounds or dress code look like, but rather how their child feel about themselves for $9,000
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 28, 2010

Not worth the tuition at this point. The administration's punishments do not fit the 'crimes'. They crack down hard on students for appearance or tardies but let them run wild and bully at will. The teachers are for the most part, loving, caringand qualified educators. However, the current administration is out of touch with the community, faculty and student body. Administration is more conserned with appearance and harrassing the students instead of making the most of their education. I feel the school could turn around and get back to what a small town private school should be with a new administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2010

I completely agree with the previous post. Westfield has lost a majority of the things that made me proud to be associated with it. While Westfield has many exemplary teachers, they are seldom allowed to do their jobs without excess red tape put in place by the administration getting in the way. The administration has completely lost faith in both the faculty and student body, which, in turn have lost faith in them. Every action by both students and faculty is met with suspicion and contempt. One of the most beneficial things about such a small school is the warm, trusting, family type environment existing amongst students and faculty. Westfield may as well now have 5000 students; that environment is gone.


Posted October 20, 2009

As a former student. I'd say that in the high a school it is not very accepting. I wouldn't reccomend anyone there. It's teachers aren't up to par and has horrible extra curricular.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 7, 2008

I am an alum of Westfield and a parent of two current students. WHS provides the best level of academics in our area. Look at our ITBS and SAT scores. The best thing we have going for us is that we don't have to leave God at the gate. The only problem that I have with WHS is that many people involved with school leadership, parents, students, faculty, and admistration, are pompus and promote a materialistic environment and a culture of conspicuous consumption on the campus and in the social environment surrounding the school. This can be found in every area of the school, social and otherwise. Case and point, student uniforms were vetoed because so many people wanted to continue to show off their mode of attire, including teachers. Our area of greatest weakness at WHS is personal pride and vanity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2008

Too many people at Westfield underestimate the power of our christain environment and its effect on the students . Westftield does not only promote a great education but also self growth through their weekly assemblies with insirational speakers and the school spirit at sporting events , westfield is a great place making great leaders.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 14, 2008

I graduated from WHS and then headed to an elite college. For me, WHS is tops! Westfield is academically challenging and pushes you to be your best. While it may be difficult for a mid-level student, for those who want to and are able to push themselves academically, Westfield cannot be topped! I would not trade my time at Westfield for any amount of money, and constantly thank my parents for the financial sacrifices they made in order to keep me there. I am so proud to be a Hornet and would recommend it to anyone!


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