Learn about Westlake

Westlake, OH is located about 15 minutes west of downtown Cleveland. It borders Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Avon and Avon Lake. Westlake is one of Cuyahoga counties larger suburbs with about 32,000 residents and spans across 16 miles. The Westlake City School District (WCS) is rated “excellent” by the state’s report card for school districts. The WCS has been consistently rated “excellent” by the state since the cards came into existence. Westlake High School is home to WHBS-TV, the Westlake High school Broadcasting System. WHBS-TV is seen on channels 99 and 18 on AT&T U-Verse and WOW! cable, respectively, in the Westlake area. The station is considered one of the top high school television stations in the United States, and city voters recently rewarded the station with brand new, state-of-the-art television facilities added onto the high school as a result of the program’s popularity. Lee Burneson Middle School has been awarded with a half-million dollar STEM grant. They have used this to buy equipment that will improve the learning process.

Points of interest

  • Westlake Recreation Center
  • Westlake is served by the Westlake Porter Public Library.
  • Also found in Westlake is Lakewood Country Club, the 6th best private course in Northern Ohio.
  • Clague Playhouse; community theatre producing five plays a season from the classic and contemporary repertoire.
5 Hilliard Elementary School Preschool - 4th Grade Public
5 Dover Elementary School Preschool - 4th Grade Public
4 Bassett Elementary School Kindergarten - 4th Grade Public
5 Holly Lane Elementary School Kindergarten - 4th Grade Public
5 Lee Burneson Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
3 Albert Einstein Academy For Letters, Arts And Sciences-Ohio 7th Grade - 11th Grade Public
5 Westlake High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A St. Bernadette Elementary School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A St Paul Lutheran School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Westlake Montessori School & Childcare Center Kindergarten - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Montessori Childrens School E Preschool - 3Rd Grade Private/Charter
N/A Le Chaperon Rouge Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Westside Christian Academy Preschool - 11th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.