Westmoor's Vision Statement
Westmoor is a learning community where students become respectful, ambitious, motivated and self-directed learners upon graduation.
Westmoor's Mission Statement reflects our strong commitment to honoring diversity, integration of technology, and providing opportunities for success in academia and beyond and states:
"It is the mission of Westmoor High School to address the diverse educational needs of our students. Westmoor is committed to the integration of technology and a variety of teaching strategies to engage the whole child and prepare students for success in advanced study, careers, and employment."
Westmoor High School is a large, comprehensive, and diverse public school of approximately 1,400 students. Westmoor High School is located in western Daly City just blocks from the Pacific Ocean and situated on an expansive 66-acre campus. A California Distinguished School, Westmoor High School offers its students a selection of courses hailed for its breadth and depth, a healthy school environment, a dedicated community of teachers and counselors, and a professional support staff so they can effectively pursue their academic and professional goals. Westmoor is Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and has received the Honor Roll School Award with the Educational Results Partnership. In 2020, Westmoor was ranked by US News and World Report in the top 500 High Schools in the state of California.
SCHOOL VISION STATEMENT
Westmoor High School is a learning community where students become respectful, ambitious, motivated, and self-directed learners upon graduation.
SCHOOLWIDE LEARNER OUTCOME (SLO)
Students will be able to:
- communicate effectively
- think critically
- develop technology skills
- work collaboratively and cooperatively
- possess the essential knowledge and skills for college and career
In support of the Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Student Learner Outcomes, Westmoor provides students with a diverse array of courses and curricular offerings so they can successfully attain the ideals contained therein. In this connection, Westmoor offers courses in a broad range of subject areas--from Chorus and Advanced Theater Arts to Web Design and Introduction to Technical Engineering to Advanced Placement Studio Art. Westmoor has a cadre of Advanced Placement and Enriched courses for students, a well-designed English Language Development program, and a thriving Career Technical Education program.
Westmoor CTE Pathways:
Information and Communication Technologies: Exploring Computer Science and Web Development
Building and Construction Trades: Woods
Business and Finance: Accounting
Manufacturing and Product Development: Product Innovation and Design:
Fashion Design and Construction
Why Choose Westmoor?
- US News and World Report Top 500 Schools in California
- Honor Roll School Award with the Educational Results Partnership
- California Distinguished School
- Student achievement reflects ideals in Vision/Mission Statements/SLOs
- Only school in district that closes enrollment due to demand for seats
- Cafeteria size doubled in 2009
- New Giammona Pool Center in 2010
- New Theater (coming soon) in 2021
- State of the art Automotive Technology shop
- Solar panels installed to reduce schools carbon footprint