West Ashley Middle School

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1776 Kennerty Dr

Charleston, SC 29407

(843) 763-1546

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 298

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for West Ashley Middle School

my son graduated last year to west ashley middle school and now in 9th grade at west ashley high school and has been getting A's in geometry class and teacher want him to move to 10th grade level . Thank s to Miss Lebrun for being a hard teacher . " way to go WAMS "

Posted by a parent on 01/13/11

WAMS gets better each year and is known for turning kids around who are heading in the wrong direction. The staff truly cares about the students and will go over and beyond to see the kids succeed!

Posted by a other on 03/04/10

west ashley is the bomb diggity. i went there for my 8th grade year and the whole school is awesome. i wish i could of gone there for another year

Posted by a student on 09/09/09

This is not a five star school and I disagree with the posting July 15, 2008. I do agree Mrs. Coker has tried. I say don't just look around, sit in a few of the classes! Parents, please get involved.... This school needs help.

Posted by a parent on 11/10/08

WAMS is making a huge turn-around with the new leadership and excellent staff. It is a pleasure to work at West Ashley Middle.

Posted by a teacher on 08/25/08

This school has done a great turn around in the years that I have known it. I'll try to be brief but accurate. Security for the campus has improved so much that all teachers and most students say they feel very safe. The principal (Mrs. Coker) has created many clubs so the students would have a sense ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/15/08

I have been a student at West Ashley Middle School for a year going on two. Kids misbehave and they do spend a lot of time on it such as the disciplining. Teachers and the faculty care about the grades. The first nine weeks only about 4 of my peers including myself got the honor roll. But the last nine ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/05/07

Im a student at west ahsley middle, the school really needs a good pick me up. The school worries more about behavior than acedemics. The school has verry bad behavior. We have no parent involvement once so ever. This school needs to buckle down on acedemics. Students do not receive help when needed. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/22/06

West Ashley Middle School is not quite the satisfactory school that I had hoped to attend! The honors program or SAIL programs are fairly good! Most of the teachers are very experienced in dealing with any problem students. As a former WAIS student...I would like to say that neither the middle or the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/22/06

I think wams is an alright school. I'm a student there and somethings i really don't like. For example the new principal will never let students have freedom. She only cares about boring stuff and not extra curricular activities that shold be cared about more than sports teams. There are some things ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/10/04

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Test scores for West Ashley Middle School

PASS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
West Ashley Middle School
Charleston County School District
South Carolina
* In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Charleston schools — West Ashley Middle School is located at 1776 Kennerty Dr, Charleston SC 29407. 1776 Kennerty Dr is in the 29407 ZIP code in Charleston, SC The school district for West Ashley Middle School is the Charleston County School District. West Ashley Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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