Welcome to the Westlake Elementary School website. Westlake is a very special school full of students with good character and great enthusiasm for learning. The Westlake community is known throughout the Santa Cruz area for its ongoing commitment to excellence. Our talented and dedicated teaching staff is committed to providing an engaging, relevant, and rigorous curriculum. Their heartfelt commitment, along with an extremely strong home/school partnership provides students with an exemplary education. We deeply value and appreciate our dedicated parents who support a vast range of curricular and extra-curricular programs and activities. Our school supports our students’ diverse learning styles through Art, Music, Dance, Life Lab Science Garden, and Library services. As a community we support our Westlake Wildcats to achieve their highest potential. It is truly a joy to serve as principal to this wonderful community.