Westlake, OH is located about 15 minutes west of downtown Cleveland. It borders Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Avon and Avon Lake. Westlake is one of Cuyahoga counties larger suburbs with about 32,000 residents and spans across 16 miles. The Westlake City School District (WCS) is rated “excellent” by the state’s report card for school districts. The WCS has been consistently rated “excellent” by the state since the cards came into existence. Westlake High School is home to WHBS-TV, the Westlake High school Broadcasting System. WHBS-TV is seen on channels 99 and 18 on AT&T U-Verse and WOW! cable, respectively, in the Westlake area. The station is considered one of the top high school television stations in the United States, and city voters recently rewarded the station with brand new, state-of-the-art television facilities added onto the high school as a result of the program’s popularity. Lee Burneson Middle School has been awarded with a half-million dollar STEM grant. They have used this to buy equipment that will improve the learning process.
Bassett Elementary School (Grades Kindergarten-4)
Dover Elementary School (Grades Kindergarten-4)
Hillard Elementary School (Grades Preschool-4)
Holly Lane Elementary School (Grades Kindergarten-4)
Parkside Intermediate School (Grades 5-6)
Lee Burneson Middle School (LBMS) (Grades 7-8)
Westlake High School (WHS) (Grades 9-12)
St. Paul Lutheran Church and School (Westlake) (Grades Preschool-8)
Points of interest
Westlake Recreation Center
Westlake is served by the Westlake Porter Public Library.
Also found in Westlake is Lakewood Country Club, the 6th best private course in Northern Ohio.
Clague Playhouse; community theatre producing five plays a season from the classic and contemporary repertoire.
Crocker Park is a lifestyle center located on Crocker Road. It is essentially an outdoor mall with areas for recreation and socializing. The park is based on a small French town-type setting. There are also apartments and offices above some stores and restaurants. Townhouses are located on the southwest corner.