Mission statement- The Westlake Academy provides a rigorous curriculum that is international in scope with high expectations by sharing the responsibility of educational development among teachers, parents, community and students. This is achieved by providing an innovative approach to education that focuses on the needs of each student to develop a thirst for knowledge, produce positive esteem, encourage good citizenship, and maximize individual potential. This prepares students to be active participants and agents of change in a rapidly changing environment that is global in scope.
Westlake Academy, an open-enrollment public charter school, has 375 students enrolled in grades K-10. Fifty-one percent of its students live outside the town of Westlake and were admitted to the school through a lottery system. It is officially an International Baccalaureate World School in Westlake, TX.