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179 S Powell Ave

Columbus, OH 43204

(614) 365-5956

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 876

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for West High School

As a former student of WHS, the senior choir president, thespian society president, Ensemble president and dance captain, gay/straight alliance president, and National Honor Society member, my experience at West was nothing short of amazing. I had excellent teachers (Duffner, Masters, Dodge, Wallace, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/12/10

I am a parent and my two sons went to West High School for a few months. Our situation was the bond issue not passing in Southwestern Schools. The coaches, teachers, and staff knew of our situation and I can say nothing but good things. My boys got to play football, received great grades, and loved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/10

west is the worst my son is a student at west he is a honor roll student also plays sports I FEAR HIM ATTENDING THIS SCHOOL.Thats why we are moving the teachers are awful they really do not care about teaching at all it is just a paycheck for them they need to repair the building and fire everyone and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/11/10

West High has been the starting point for some remarkable people, Michael Redd,for one.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

As a former student of West (2004-2006) I would not recommend this school to anyone. Although their extracurricular activities are awesome their academics are at a very low standard. I remember passing classes I didn't even attend. Along with this teachers treat the students with the utmost disrespect. ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 04/20/07

I have heard many complaints in the past year or so about overt attempts to exclude parental involvement. It is certainly true that few opportunities exists and very little is publicised. This week are parent conferences and I had to call the school to find out when they were. The last parent newsletter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/14/06

I too find that some of the teachers as well as the administration staff see all the children in this school as liars and troublemakers. I have two gifted students at this school & I feel as if I have made a grave mistake. The principal I tolerate, most of the teachers need to teach rather than try to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/06

Some of the extracurricular activities at this school at amazing especially the ensemble who are two time national champions. Their are many sports programs that are well coached and supported. The academic programs are alright but the academies system is terrible and hurts the students overall education. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/08/05

My child has attended West since 9th grade. She is an Honors Student and has been on the Volleyball, Softball, Basketball & track teams. She applies herself to her work. The counsler at the school is very involved and always made her aware of the opportunities that were out there. She's not a NERD ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/05

I as well went to West High School and I have had 2 children go to West. It has been a struggle to get both of them through school. My oldest son did not graduate and last year I tried and tried to work with them to show that they cared about my daughters education as she was a junior. (She is a senior ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/04

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Test scores for West High School

OGT* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2011
West High School
Columbus City School District
* In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Columbus schools — West High School is located at 179 S Powell Ave, Columbus OH 43204. 179 S Powell Ave is in the 43204 ZIP code in Columbus, OH The school district for West High School is the Columbus City School District. West High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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