Westerly School is an independent K-8 school, serving a diverse population of approximately 167 students from the greater Long Beach area in modern spacious class rooms. In addition to the wide range of ethnic and racial diversity, the school seeks economic diversity, as well, with a robust financial assistance program serving approximately 40% of the student population. The school offers a vibrant and rigorous academic program complemented by a well-developed set of enrichment offerings. Westerly has a strong tradition of academic excellence addressing the needs of the whole child, connected and integrated learning. Students benefit from small classes, a caring faculty, and expert instruction in art, vocal and instrumental music, Spanish, and physical education. Westerly seeks individuals who seek to continue their growth as professionals.