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3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 980-6692

Harvard-Westlake is an independent, coeducational, and college preparatory school for grades 7-12, located in Los Angeles, California. Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community united by the joyful pursuit of educational excellence, living and learning with integrity, and purpose beyond ourselves.

A Word From Admissions

We are a vibrant community comprised of kind, curious, and ambitious students as well as an engaged, supportive faculty and staff. Inside and outside of our classrooms, we offer countless opportunities to discover more about the world and about yourself. We proudly celebrate the diversity of perspectives, experiences, and talents represented throughout our community, which fosters joyful collaboration and exploration here every day. As you learn more about who we are, what we do, and what we value at HW, we’re here to answer any questions along the way.

Academic Atmosphere

Engaged and supportive.

Best Fit For Kids Who Are

Curious, ambitious, and kind.

Popular Programs/Electives

Harvard-Westlake is dedicated to the joyful pursuit of educational excellence. Our curriculum celebrates independent thinking and diversity, encouraging students to discover both themselves and the world around them. Our deans are committed to helping students thrive academically and develop a sense of personal purpose. The Brendan Kutler Center opened in September 2012 to cultivate and sustain interdisciplinary studies and independent research at Harvard-Westlake. Kutler Center programs, classes, and opportunities intellectually bridge the understanding of multiple disciplines.

APs/Advanced Courses

We offer AP courses, interdisciplinary studies, independent research courses, exchange student opportunities, speech and debate, and many other programs. We offer over 300 courses, and over 50 art classes, and host over 40 concerts, dance recitals, plays, and performances each year.

Interesting Facts

– Our student-to-teacher ratio is 8:1
– We have over 100 on-campus clubs and activities, as well as student publications
– 65% of students play an interscholastic sport

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Co-Ed or Single Sex
Religious Affiliation
Class Size
Financial Aid
Financial aid available
Applications Due
January 13, 2023
Entrance Exam Required
ISEE (Optional)
Scores Due
January 13, 2023
Decisions Released
March 10, 2023