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PK-12
Private
Perry, GA
Students enrolled: 555
 

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Po Box 2300
Perry, GA 31069

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(478) 987-0547
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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

January 23, 2014
I have 3 children that attend Westfield. It is a great school with a Christian atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent

December 07, 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

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

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

August 08, 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

February 09, 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

December 08, 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.

- submitted by a community member

January 09, 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!

- submitted by a community member

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

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.

- submitted by a community member

April 05, 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

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

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

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

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.

- submitted by a community member

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

June 07, 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

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

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!

- submitted by a community member
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May 12, 2008
Many parents and student take for granted the oppurtunities we have here at westfield. From our college prep classes to our christain enviorment we have a close family bond that makes the educational experience incredible. I moved from out of state and could not be happier with my attendance at westfield nor could i dream of going to highschool anywhere else . Anyone who thinks we are suffering at westfeild just needs to look at whats outside Perry ga and what other kids have to learn in

- submitted by a student

May 12, 2008
Westfield is by far not inferior to any macon school . We have students attend top notch colleges every year . Every student at westfield is gifted . Anyone who is dissipointed in our wonderful highschool should take a trip to surrounding public schools

- submitted by a parent

April 08, 2008
Quality Education through the fifth grade. All down hill from there. WHS is losing more and more quality teachers every year. The board and administrtion have lost sight of what is important in education. Very sad.

- submitted by a parent

June 28, 2007
I am an alumni of Westfield. I attended Westfield from K-12. The elementary program is second to none. It is truly the best in this area! Although I attended school at Westfield from K-12, I left the school feeling like an outsider. [Cliques are] alive and well in the halls of the middle school and high school.

- submitted by a community member

June 13, 2007
I moved from out of state with three children. Westfield has been an excellent experience. The school has a strong extra curricular program that provides opportunity for all children to get involved. The Christian environment, small classes, and strong academic program is the backbone of the school. It is what I expect from an independent school.

- submitted by a parent

February 18, 2007
I am currently a high school student at the Westfield Schools. I believe that the school school has an excellent elementary and middle school program. The high school, however, is a complete mess. There is too much homework given out, and the majority of the teachers are terrible. On a normal night homework can take between 2-5 hours. Our math department is awful too. I have been going to Westfield since kindergarten. All of best friends go to school here too, but I want out.

- submitted by a student

December 11, 2006
As a Westfield alumni, I think my opinion would be more accurate than the parent of a pre-schooler. Don't get me wrong the elementary and middle schools are great, but things fall apart at the high school level. The school has not produced an alumni to any prestigious college/university in years. Check Statford/FPD/Mount De Sales and see the difference. The math department is horrible. Many of the admistration are on a power trip and should have retired years ago. The school has had several principle transitions. Problems are not handled well. There needs to be a mandatory SAT Prep program and more extracicular classes should be offered. The quality of teachers is poor but with private/public school salary differenes in a small town good teachers are hard to come by.

- submitted by a student

August 04, 2005
Our son attended Pre-K at Westfield and my wife and I were pleased with the school. Regretfully, he cannot attend 5K due to our moving to another city. He is currently enrolled in 5K public school. They are teaching the same things he learned in Pre-K at Westfield. Academics are top notch and we felt like our child was safe. Westfield even involved the Pre-K classes in varsity pep rallies and many other school events. The only negative thing that I have to say about Westfield is that the other parents seemed very cliquish and we seemed to be excluded because we were not from Perry. Very high academic standards are expected of every child in a christian environment.

- submitted by a parent

March 29, 2005
The Westfield Schools has an outstanding reputation as a school of excellence in a Christian environment. It also provides an excellent extra curricular program in sports, music, and drama. As has been stated, it isn't perfect. No school is. There's always room for improvements. But the school does strive to recognize its shortcomings, while continuing to strive to make the school the best it can be in every way possible. *One note...it would be nice to see a band program for middle and high school*, as well as a middle school chorus. Academically, Westfield is superb!

- submitted by a parent

January 05, 2005
My child attends Westfield and I feel that there are three main issues that the school needs to work on. Number one-The school handles problems in a poor manner. Number two-Teachers are terrible and do not provide the children with good information (except for around 4 or 5). Number 3-Falls under the category of 'handling problems poorly.' I feel that the administration is awful, with the exception of the headmaster.

- submitted by a student

December 04, 2004
The academics at Westfield is inferior to other private schools, especially in the Macon area. When compared to FPD or Mount de Sales, Westfield is lacking in all of the categories. My child was taken out because the quality of the school was so low.

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2004
I would not send your children to Westfield. Students and Parents often do not have a say in what goes on at Westfield. Conflicts within the school are not handled correctly and the administration has made some unwise dicisions as far as the future of the school.

- submitted by a student

December 03, 2003
We have been Westfield parents for 5 years and have found it to be an excellent experience for our 2 elementary age kids. The teachers and administration are committed, caring, and responsive to parent concerns. We are especially pleased that our Christian values are often genuinely reinforced in an atmosphere of academic excellence.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2003
Westfield is absolutely a wonderful learning environment for children. The Staff and Faculty are very helpful and encourage parental involvement at every level. Extra curricular activities are excellent!

- submitted by a parent

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Westfield Schools
Po Box 2300, Perry, GA  31069
(478) 987-0547
Last modified Westfield Schools is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Westfield Schools Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top