To provide for Christian families a Christ-centered education that disciples our students to honor Jesus Christ in thought, word and deed.
Every student a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Thank you for your interest in Westlake Christian Academy. Founded in 1972 as the Waukegan Christian School, Westlake is a Preschool-12th grade independent, evangelical, coeducational, college-preparatory school whose families represent over 55 different churches in the area. We operate as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with a self-perpetuating board of directors. Westlake provides a well-rounded education which includes academic preparation, athletics, fine arts, and community service in a nondenominational, evangelical context. This context is established on the foundation of discipleship in Jesus Christ. Every aspect of Westlake is geared to the spiritual growth of our students.
At Westlake Christian Academy, discipleship is a function of scholarship:
- Students acquire biblical, scientific, mathematical and cultural literacy
- Classes emphasize the foundational skills of phonics, reading, writing, and mathematics
- Teachers cultivate higher order critical thinking skills in the context of a Christian world view
- Science instruction emphasizes hands-on experiences for skill development
- Every educator is academically and spiritually qualified and displays Christ-like integrity
- Students are trained in technology, music, drama, and the visual arts
- Students experience opportunities for athletic development through physical education and team sports
At Westlake, your child will:
- Pray in school as teachers model and encourage a vibrant prayer life among the students
- Be discipled by a teacher who is a Christ-follower who genuinely loves and cares for students
- Learn within the framework of a biblical worldview
- Hide God’s word in their heart all day, every day
- Learn how to share their faith and live out the Great Commission
- Be taught they were uniquely designed and created by God
- Make Christian friendships that will last a lifetime and beyond