White Station High School

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514 S Perkins Rd

Memphis, TN 38117

(901) 416-8880

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 2,272

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

69 Parent Reviews for White Station High School

It is true that there is a large difference between the optional program and the traditional program. If your child is not prepared for the competitive environment of the optional program, it would definitely be better to send him or her to a different school. However, WSHS offers gifted children the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/14

White Station High School has been touted as the jewel of the school system. That is a joke. With the exception of a few teachers, the rest of the staff are apathetic and incompetent, especially the administrators and guidance counselors. I have never encountered the pass the buck attitude in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/30/14

This school has been inexplicably allowed to skate by on the reputation of its optional program for better than two decades. The reality is that the school has problems with violence, overcrowding, teacher apathy, and administrative incompetence. Good luck ever talking to a teacher or faculty about your ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

White Station High school definitely lives up to its name as a college preparatory school. The teachers work hard to strive us to excellence. I admit the excessive amount of homework can be very much annoying, it turns out to be all worth it in the end. Despite the environment that White Station is surrounded ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/23/13

If your child is going to the optional program, White Station is the best public school in Memphis. the optional program is rigorous and stimulating. It is unlike any other school in Memphis, and it will certainly prepare you for college. All students, especially the juniors, receive a lot of work from ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/05/13

I am currently a junior at White Station, and I must say that it's a pretty decent school. The hallways are a bit overcrowded, but what can we do when there are 2400 students walking in a not-so-big school? Class difficulty? Freshmen year was pretty easy. Sophomore year is decently difficult. Junior ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/01/12

This school is very challenging! Thats what make it such a great school. It prepares you for college and life. They have such a great program !

Posted by a student on 12/31/11

Great students, great faculty and administration, combined with supportive parents make White Station the school that consistently produces the most National Merit finalists in the Midsouth.

Posted by a teacher on 10/13/10

I graduated from White Station 2 years ago and I feel I was very well prepared for college. I don't think there was anywhere else I could have developed as much as I did there. I loved all 4 years of it.

Posted by a student on 12/06/09

We have the best athletics and academics in the city

Posted by a parent on 11/03/09

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Test scores for White Station High School

GT/EOC* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
White Station High School
Memphis City School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science and social studies upon completion of relevant courses. This year they introduced two new exams in algebra II and English III. Students must pass the algebra I, English II and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate. The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Memphis schools — White Station High School is located at 514 S Perkins Rd, Memphis TN 38117. 514 S Perkins Rd is in the 38117 ZIP code in Memphis, TN The school district for White Station High School is the Memphis City School District. White Station High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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