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Westside Leadership Magnet School

Preschool | Grades K-8 | Los Angeles Unified
104 Anchorage St
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 821-2039

About This School

Westside Leadership Magnet School is located in Marina Del Rey, CA and is one of 959 schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 406 students in grades K-8.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Westside Leadership Magnet School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Westside Leadership Magnet School had an API growth score of 765 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Westside Leadership Magnet School's 2012 base score was 737 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Westside Leadership Magnet School had 21 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

45% 55%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Former student

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i used to attend Westside Leadership Magnet School in 2003-2008. These years were the best I ever had. I can't explain how happy I am that I was a student there. It's one of the school that I ever enjoyed going to. I also graduated from there.

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I think the school is kind of small and I tthink the school should stay in untl 3 o'clock

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Westside Leadership is in the process of becoming the "hub" for the local Marina Del Rey/Venice neighborhood.  Regardless of what people have said, the past is behind us, and this will be the best school on the Westside within the next three years.  

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