In 2018-19, Windward History Teachers JP deGuzman and Dahlia Setiyawan introduced a new pilot class to the curriculum titled The U.S. in the World. To highlight this example of Windward's ever-expanding curriculum and advanced pedagogy, we sat down with JP and Dahlia to get their thoughts on the program's first year.
A dynamic, engaging education. A nurturing, inclusive community.
Windward’s Middle School administration and faculty create a vibrant academic environment that fosters student success in all areas of school life.
Prep Division students are encouraged to take advantage of new opportunities and challenges as they begin to define themselves as young scholars and adolescents.
In the Collegiate Division, students apply the skills and learning habits they have honed in previous years to increasingly more challenging and rigorous course material.
Honors Courses and AP's
Average Class Size
Teachers Hold Master's Degrees
Teachers Hold Doctorates
Committed to Financial Aid
Windward Summer Camps enjoyed their best year yet with offerings in art, academics, and athletics.
Our 2019-20 Global Program took students to Vietnam for a trip filled with history, culture, and service.
Teachers Shirley Windward and Carl Parsons, sharing a mutual joy of teaching and a desire to “open up” their classes, decide to open their own school on the West Side.
Windward School opens at 3118 Wilshire Boulevard with an enrollment of 68 students.
The first Windward Graduation takes place at the home of Robert Feldman ’73 and Rich Feldman ’77. Six students graduated.
Continuing to grow and needing additional space for new programs, Windward moves to its present site, a 9.5 acre, multi-building campus at 11350 Palms Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Tom Gilder named Head of School.
Science labs are extended, locker rooms are built, the Annual Fund increases from a $200,000 to a $350,000 level, and enrollment reaches 350 students.
The Leichtman-Levine Bridge opens.
The Board of Trustees sets a campaign goal of $18 million and approves construction of the Science, Dance, and Music Center, as well as the Center for Teaching and Learning.
The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Science, Dance, and Music Center open, adding 40,000 square feet of new program space.
Windward celebrates its 40th Anniversary and Tom Gilder’s 25 years as Head of School.
Windward renovates the Lewis Jackson Memorial Sports Complex