Westchester Senior High School and Magnet - Bruce Mims
Dr. Mims became Principal of Westchester High School on December 1, 2008.
He has been in K-12 education for 15 years, starting his career as a Social Studies teacher in San Diego City Schools.
He spent the majority of his teaching career in the San Diego County Office of Educations Juvenile Court and Community Schools, working with high-risk youth in both incarcerated facilities and community day school settings.
He has served in the United States Navy, and also spent time in the retail and commercial banking professions.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California Berkeley; his Master of Education degree in Teaching and Learning from the University of San Diego; and, his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California.
is the father of 6-year old fraternal twins (boy and girl); he
enjoys various sports, health and fitness, long-distance running.
has completed over 8 full and Half Marathons and aspires to complete Ironman (Hawaii) Triathlon at least once!
Bruce L. Mims, Ed.D