Westmark School

Coordinates: 34°10′13″N 118°30′40″W / 34.1704°N 118.5110°W / 34.1704; -118.5110
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Westmark School
5461 Louise Avenue

United States
Coordinates34°10′13″N 118°30′40″W / 34.1704°N 118.5110°W / 34.1704; -118.5110
Head of schoolClaudia Koochek[1]
Grades2 to 12
Campus size4.7 acres

Westmark School is a private school in Encino, California, teaching 2nd through 12th grade. The school serves children with language-based learning differences including attention-deficit disorder and dyslexia among other learning disorders.[2]

The school is the first in the Los Angeles area to provide iPads to all students. School administrators and teachers consider the high costs worth it for what it adds to the education program.[2] Westmark has a television station education program in which its 5th grade students write the material and produce the program.[3] The school library has materials of various types to cater to the students with various learning needs.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Fast Facts". Westmark School. Retrieved March 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Rosenblum, Lauren (May 26, 2011). "Change the Future of Special Education? There's an App for That". Encino-Tarzana Patch. Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Slavkin, Michael (2004). Authentic Learning. R&L Education. p. 49. ISBN 9781578860944.
  4. ^ Guild, Sandy. "Accommodating Learning Differences" (a section of Chapter 8: Underserved). In: Woolls, Blanche and David V. Loertscher (editors). The Whole School Library Handbook 2. American Library Association, 2013. ISBN 0838911277, 9780838911273. Start: 140. CITED: 142.

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