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Tracy, CA
Students enrolled: 2,856

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Merrill F. West High School 4

Posted March 26, 2014
- a parent
I am a parent of a Freshman at Merrill West High School in Tracy. I have nothing but nice things to say! Having only lived in Tracy for 5 years I of course asked around to other parents regarding the High Schools. I couldn't believe what a tainted view I received of West. Perhaps this school had some pretty rough years before, but it looks to me that the trouble has moved on. After touring the school and meeting the staff and teachers I had no reservations of putting my son in this school. It was a great decision. He is having such a great time here. He has 3.8 gpa and is enjoying the wonderful Drama department with Mrs. Welk. He has made so many friends. There are no gang members walking the halls. It is a wonderfully diverse group of kids and that is the best education we can give our children. How to be kind to one another and not judgmental. Principal Brown is doing a wonderful job. My daughter will be starting there in 2 years and I have no problems sending her there. I wish other people would give this school a second look, and especially stop giving it such a bad review.

Merrill F. West High School 4

Posted September 17, 2013
- a community member
I am a freshman and I just moved here this summer from San Jose, it was really hard for me to leave my best friends. I knew I had to start over making new friends and the teachers made it very easy for me. The teachers made us talk to each other to get to know each other, this worked very well with my algebra 2 class and geography class. The teachers gives me a solid education foundation for me and feel like that I will do well after freshman year but the textbooks there are quite worn out also the technology is utterly bygone the technology we have today. I chose to write a review a for this school because I believe with the extra money will help the school out a lot and believe it deserves it. Thank you for reading my review!

Merrill F. West High School 4

Posted August 12, 2012
- a parent
Great school in a nice area. We have been at this school over the last six years and have had a great experience. Great security staff and pool looks fantastic!

Merrill F. West High School 2

Posted April 01, 2010
- a student
The school had a lot of gangs and didnt do anything about it.

Merrill F. West High School 5

Posted September 10, 2009
- a student
all the teachers are great and it is a safe school.

Merrill F. West High School 5

Posted August 31, 2009
- a parent
amazing curriculum in the space and engineering academy

Merrill F. West High School
no rating

Posted August 25, 2009
- a student
I graduated from west high school last year & I can honestly say I will not miss it. I just feel like the school lacks school spirit & there are so many dumb rules, especially this year. Good luck to the rest of you who are still stuck there!

Merrill F. West High School 2

Posted August 11, 2009
- a student
I am a Junior at WHS. The administration does not care about the average student, unless their parent calls in or comes down to the school themselves. WHS seems to be more concerned with making this school more like a jail than a learning institution. The only thing good about this school is the AP and Honors teachers, they are actually good teachers. The rest barely care. Maybe that is for a good reason, too many ghetto Bay Area misfits have come here thinking that they are some sort of gangsters so there is no choice but to treat them like the animals they are. I can not wait to get out of here and I am blessed to be in a position of possible early graduation.

Merrill F. West High School 5

Posted July 22, 2009
- a parent
This school is good because of the Space And Engineering Academy.

Merrill F. West High School 5

Posted February 14, 2009
- a student
As a current senior at this school, I will definitely miss my years at West High. This school offers many extra curricular activities. After 14 years, West High has received the stadium and pool its always needed, and it is by far way better than the stadium at our rival Tracy High School. The teachers at this school are extremely helpful and unique in their own way. West will continue to be an outstanding high school in the years to come. GO WOLFPACK!!

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Merrill F. West High School
1775 West Lowell Avenue, Tracy, CA  95376
(209) 830-3370
Last modified Merrill F. West High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Merrill F. West High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top