About Us

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Our Mission

The mission of Westbrook Middle School is to provide an outstanding public education in South LA that fully acknowledges and incorporates our students’ variety of backgrounds to achieve academic excellence.

Through innovative and culturally responsive teaching we aim to provide authentic learning and promote respect for ourselves, our school, and our community.

Read Westbrook MS Principal Darla Vance’s Message to the parents and community.

Meet Westbrook MS Assistant Principal Asharg Molla!

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Learn more about LA Promise Fund

Meet the nonprofit organization that operates Westbrook Academy. Our Mission:

To improve academic achievement as well as college and career access and success for students in the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy, SLATE-Z, and beyond.

Westbrook Academy

The mission and vision of the Westbrook Academy is to promote every student with the skills and proficiency needed to succeed in high school, college, leadership and life.

Our vision is to transform education in South Los Angeles and become a hub that graduates all students prepared for healthy and successful lives, thereby radically improving the future of an entire community. We are committed to ensuring that every child receives an excellent education at our school.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At the LA Promise Fund, we believe that education remains one of the most powerful tools to break century-old cycles of oppression, violence and poverty for students, their families and communities.