About Our School

Westdale Heights Academic Magnet (WHAM) is a nationally certified academic magnet school with a focus on environmental science, math and technology.



2000 College Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Ph: 225.926.5421


Alesha Cavanaugh

Hands-on Experiences

Hands-on experiences in the science lab and school gardens allow students to become environmental scientists, exploring ways to solve real-world problems. Students have access to classroom computers, ActivPanels, computer lab, and 1:1 technology including Chromebooks and iPads. Technology integration experiences are enhanced through robotics, coding, STEM lab, Makerspace, and Destination Imagination. The school also has Girl and Boy Scout Troops, soccer, Kids’ Orchestra, robotics, and gardening. WHAM is a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School and a Blue Ribbon School, Magnet Schools of America Nationally Certified Magnet School, Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction, and a Louisiana Department of Education Top Growth School.

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