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

September Students of the Month

Students not pictured

9th Grade

Janiah Jones

Terrence Schultz

Shakyla Banks

Amari Viaud

10th Grade

Dorleasha Manyfield

11th Grade

Jeremiah Jones

12th Grade

Desmond Lancaster


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900 Gerry Street

Gary, IN 46406


Othiniel Mahone, Principal

Vanessa Nichols, Assistant Principal

Tonia Brewer, Assistant Principal

William Roberts, Assistant Principal

Contact GCSC
Doing what is best for students today, tomorrow, everyday.
  • 9th Avenue & Gerry Street
  • (219) 881-5466
  • info@garycsc.k12.in.us