Shawnee Mission West High School

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8800 W 85th St

Shawnee Mission, KS 66212

(913) 993-7800

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,950

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Shawnee Mission West High School

the school as a whole is pretty nice, but the teachers are so bad, everyone I know can do nothing but complain about them. that school has caused me more grief than bullying and death combined. and that's just disgraceful. I've attended that school for 4 years now, and my last day is May 13th, 2011. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/24/11

I wouldnt say West is a rich school. More middle class than schools like SM East. Overall great school. Plus we've got the best football team in the area.

Posted by a student on 07/08/09

I love West! My daughter graduated from here in 2006 and my son is now a sophomore. The teachers are great, they have a wonderful athletic program, and the parents are very involved. Not only that, but I truly appreciate the diversity found in this school....not only racial or ethnic, but also religious, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/09

West has just added new wings, a track and gym so it now comfortably fits all it's students. I love it here and everyone is really nice and to be honest there isn't really any cliques

Posted by a parent on 01/29/09

It's a great school to attend. it's got many opportunities for students to learn and exercise their knowledge. the music and drama programs are outstanding, and the teachers do as much as they can to help out.

Posted by a student on 12/29/08

It's a good school. The instructor's really care, and the drama and music is outstanding

Posted by a student on 09/15/08

This school was a great school to get to go to. it was an honor to be a viking, but now im stuck at boring olathe east. Shawnee mission west was awesome students and teachers were great to work with, and the classes are not homework loaded. This school is GREAT!!

Posted by a student on 09/02/08

i attend shawnee mission east high school, and would like to say that shawnee mission west is the best high school in the kansas area, maybe even the world

Posted by a student on 10/05/06

West is a good school for students who fall in the norm category. (Norm: Students who need little or no assistance and get good grades.) However, if your child has trouble with behavior or learning, this school lacks the ability to meet your childs needs. My experience was poor at best with the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/05

this is a very well rounded school with many different types of classes for students to enroll in from welding and auto to fashion and painting all of these classes are completely open to all students. you can see the parents coming in and helping out with different activities where they are needed. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/31/05

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Test scores for Shawnee Mission West High School

KSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Shawnee Mission West High School
Shawnee Mission Pub Sch 512
* In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Shawnee Mission schools — Shawnee Mission West High School is located at 8800 W 85th St, Shawnee Mission KS 66212. 8800 W 85th St is in the 66212 ZIP code in Shawnee Mission, KS The school district for Shawnee Mission West High School is the Shawnee Mission Pub Sch 512. Shawnee Mission West High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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