All WestdaleMiddle school students will be promoted to high school with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to become active and successful members of a dynamic learning community.
Sherry Brock, Westdale Middle School Principal, receives Award for Academic Excellence in Spanish: School of the Year 2011 from the Spanish Embassy in Washington D.C.
Westdale Middle School is a premier public school located in the heart of Baton Rouge on the corner of Jefferson Highway and Claycut Road. Westdale's sixth, seventh, and eighth-graders total about 1100 students. Instructional programs include traditional, special education, gifted, talented, scholastic academy, and world language immersion.
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Tap into the wealth of services and knowledge available at Westdale Middle School’s Gifted/Talented Program. Parents are invited to visit our campus and preview some of the wonderful programs Westdale Middle School offers. Our goal is for students to reach their full potential by utilizing their gifts and talents in a dynamic learning environment and we would love to exhibit the many ways we are working toward this goal.
Thursday, July 31, 2014: New Student Orientation - 8:00 AM
Thursday and Friday, August 7-8, 2014: Faculty In-Service Days
Monday, August 11, 2014: 1st Day for Students
Monday, September 1, 2014: Labor Day (School Closed)
Tuesday, September 17, 2014: Early dismissal (Students will be dismissed at 11:30 am)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Election Day (Students do not attend)
We're Excited About...
WMS designated state certified World Language Immersion School by Department of Education [Read more]
Westdale Foreign Immersion Magnet named as National Program of Distinction [Read more]
Westdale Middle is a PBS Demonstration Site!
Positive Behavior Support
Westdale Middle is proud to participate in this research-driven initiative designed to createsafer and more effective schools. We are committed to improving our ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students by designing, implementing, and evaluating effective school-wide, classroom, non-classroom, and student specific discipline plans.