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4601 W Bonanza Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89107

(702) 799-4080

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,400

Students Per Teacher: 20

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24 Parent Reviews for Western High School

For those who think Western Highschool is a bad school, well for your information it's not as bad as everyone makes it seem. I am a freshman at Western and a first I really didn't want to go there because of what people would say about it. Although I'm very glad I did because Western has really grown ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/24/14

I agree strongly with the most recent comments. Western High School is concerned only with their image through an uncaring administration, which is more than happy to throw the teachers "under the bus." Primary abuse of teachers, and subsequently students is based upon a principal who will manipulate ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/03/14

I have to agree with the two previous reviewers. However, I believe the problem has less to do with the students and more to do with lack of support and poor communication from the administration. There is a lack of consistency when it comes to student discipline at the administrative level and teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/02/14

When choosing a school district to live-in Las Vegas, it is much better tho stay away from schools such as Western High School. Consistently students are out of control, because of poor behavior, and an administration that wants the money for each student, rather than transfer clearly disruptive students. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/14/13

I'm tired of hearing all these complaints about Western. Honestly the school really isn't that bad. "All the fight's"? what fights? there are hardly ever any fights that happen here and if there is it's because of little freshman that want to act bad. Also people talk as if we are such a bad school, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/18/12

I love this school! Yes it has its history however, its a school that offers a great deal of resource to parents if they want it. From helping pay for Summer school, ACT, SAT, the clubs the scholarships and heck free tutoring (at the best tutoring centers) if you feel your child should be placed in Honors ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

I am a junior at western. Class of 2013! & although many people say Western is one of the worst schools in the valley i love attending there. Yeah we do have alot of fights & drama, but at the end of the day as long as yhu dont involve yhurself in anything yhu dont need to worry about a thing. I have ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/10/12

well i think alot of people have the facts all twisted, Western is very Friendly school , its the best and oldest =) . i think we should recognize how long the school has been part of las vegas history ... Western deserves more attention than all these other preppy schools out here.

Posted by a other on 03/21/11

western is the baddest school in las vegas thers alot of fights and alot of violence i attended that school for my freshman year and ther was a total of 6 fights in one day! BELIVE IT the violence in that school is tremendiously big !

Posted by a other on 12/03/10

I am now a senior at Western High School, I admit it the first two years I wanted to leave and go to Bonanza or Spring Valley, Mojave was even an option for me at the time ! But i'm so glad I stayed, Western is not like any other high school the people at that school are NOT violent or racist, OR do ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/21/10

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Test scores for Western High School

HSPE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2011
Western High School
Clark County School District
* In 2010-2011 Nevada used the High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) to assess high school students in reading, math and writing. The HSPE is a high school graduation requirement. The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Las Vegas schools — Western High School is located at 4601 W Bonanza Rd, Las Vegas NV 89107. 4601 W Bonanza Rd is in the 89107 ZIP code in Las Vegas, NV The school district for Western High School is the Clark County School District. Western High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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