West Side Leadership Academy

West Side Leadership Academy is a college preparatory high school that offers dual credit, advanced placement courses. Some of their most notable achievements include:

  • Recipient of the Bill Gates Millennium Scholar Program, which provides a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates
  • Foundation to provide outstanding students from diverse ethnic backgrounds enhanced opportunities for academic excellence
  • Recipient of 2015 Indiana Secondary School Art Educator of the Year Award
  • The graduation rate has been as high as 92 percent, surpassing the State average and consistently maintaining exemplary levels
  • The 2013 salutatorian was a special needs student who fluently spoke five languages
  • The 2015 valedictorian also a special needs student
  • West Side Homecoming 2016
  • Winter Sports Schedule 2016-2017
  • School Activity Calendar 2016-2017

School Contact Information:

Terrance Little, Principal

Eric McMahon, Assistant Principal

Marcus Muhammad, Assistant Principal

Chaitra Wade, Assistant Principal


Jason Johnson- Restorative Justice Liaison

C. Gearring, Administrative Assistant

900 Gerry Street

Gary, IN 46406
(219) 413-9870

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