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1 Warrior Dr
Callahan, FL 32011

(904) 879-3461
(904) 879-5843
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October 13, 2013
I enjoyed this school. For all the people who complain you need to be more in control of your education. It is a small time school with little bullying. If you think there are a lot of drugs and profanity go to a duval school. For the person who said it does not prepare you for the real world but the said students use too much profanity and bigger programs like cheerleading and football get all the funding...... Grow up that's pretty much how real life goes. You can't expect other people like counselors to get you in college, fill out your own applications. And for the parent with their kid skipping, get control of your kid. If you couldn't keep track at that at small time west nassau it would have been way worse at a duval county school. I graduated from west nassau with honors and continued to get a full ride academic scholarship to university of Florida. It's called hard work. If you are looking for a handout then yes this school isn't for you. But it has small town values, a place to build great friendships and actual communication and realionships with the teachers. I would never trade any of my memories made at this school.

- submitted by a community member
August 04, 2013
This school is honestly one of the worst of it's kind. I would rate it 0 stars if I could. There was a shocking amount of bullying going on. Most of the students were disrespectful and there is always profanity being used up and down the halls in between classes. Most teachers picked "favorites" and used that to judge your grade. There were only 2-3 good teachers that actually did their job the way it should be done. The Guidance Department is a joke and gives you no help in the college process whatsoever. One counselor will swear by one thing, while the other will tell you something completely different. I missed out on several scholarship opportunities due to being misinformed. Unless you're a cheerleader or a football player, you might as well give up on trying to get funding for any other program. This school mainly emphasizes on getting higher FCAT scores and less on preparing a student for the real world. I am a 2011 graduate of this school, and I couldn't be more happy. It's a shame that when others ask me where I graduated from, I have to say "West Nassau High School". All in all, you're better off going to another school if you value your education. -A Former Student.

- submitted by a student
August 07, 2012
Needs much improvement ! I had a daughter there for 10th and 11th and she began cutting classes every day. I wasnt even notified until she was so far absent from a couple classes that she had little chance of passing the year at all. Between the drugs, guys grabbing her, and profanity, I almost understood why she would skip classes. Almost nothing was done to keep me informed of her attendance, except me calling and going by the school daily by popping in during school hours and making them call the teacher she was supposed to have at that time to see if she was actually in class before I would discover she wasn't there and was still continuing to miss. Nothing was done about cyber bulling or bullying on the bus which happened to my other daughter almost daily and was reported repeatedly. As for cell phone use, it is NEVER enforced. Don't know why anyone would want to send their child here.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2011
This school is great for every kid. They support you when your down, they help you through tough times, the kids are very friendly. It is hard not to love this school. You can get a great education, great friends, great sports programs, amazing musical talent, and great students there.

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September 26, 2009
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- submitted by a student
August 07, 2009
I always hear good things about this school. The kids are really close and they have very good athletes and offer school programs for children to look in to. Their medical program has been outstanding ever since my child has attended the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2009
I attend West Nassau. It's a good school but sometimes the teachers focus too much n FCAT.

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June 02, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
April 30, 2009
Great School! mix of good teachers, great staff, and an excellent student body.

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March 26, 2009
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no rating March 05, 2009
I beleive having worked inside the school on a regular basis the adminstration and faculty have a heart for students and are trying to constantly improve the academic atmosphere of West Nassau High School.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2009
As a 2004 graduate from West Nassau High School, I would say that my experience as a high schooler was a good one. I had the experience to be involved with several extra-curricual activities such as Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Track. Also, I had the experience in leadership roles such as Student Body VP and Cheerleading co-captain. Teachers such as Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Pittman, and Mrs. Proctor prepared me greatly for college (especially Mrs. Proctor!!). As a freshman at an accredited university, I felt there were a select few classes that I was totally unprepared for. Mostly, I was well prepared. Overall, WN is a great school.

- submitted by a student
December 10, 2008
I agree with the student who posted on 12/1/08. My daughter is also a Sophmore at WNHS. In between classes you can hear the profanity being yelled up and down the hallways. No one seems to notice or care. The teachers ignore the cellphone usage during class, they just simply aren't concerned with who is texting who or sending pictures to who or finding answers online. Sex, smoking, drugs and alcohol on school property is commonplace. I also wonder why my child rarely seems to have been assigned homework. When I was in high school, we had homework to do in multiple classes each night, although I attended a private school. I believe the education being taught to students at WNHS is sub-par at best. I do not see any attempt to better a childs character or moral beliefs. To take the high ground, choosing right over wrong.

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2008
I am currently attending WNHS.I am a sophmore and have had enough of the nasty halls,whinny teachers who cannot teach(selective),and the lack of leadership!! I am impatient with the arrival of my senior year!

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September 26, 2008
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March 21, 2008
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December 19, 2007
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December 05, 2007
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November 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 10, 2007
This was an exllent school and my children will attend.. The teachers are friendly and the students are very close.

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July 18, 2007
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June 20, 2007
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May 22, 2007
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May 21, 2007
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- submitted by a student
May 11, 2007
I went to this school and I had fun. My teachers were great and I learned a lot.I have been to the military and now I am going to college to be a biotechnologists. WHNS is a good school.

- submitted by a former student
September 19, 2006
This is our first year with West Nassau, and so far, I am really impressed. I felt like the Guidance Counselor, was very helpful with setting us up in honor classes, as well as setting us up for college credits, and what all is available for scholarships. They spent two days with us desiding. I also like the fact, they enforce the dress code, call parents if your child is not at school, and are strict about being tardy. I love the fact, they have teachers who meet early, and pray over the school and the students. I have been pleased with the academics, over all. I am excited about what this year will bring.

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2006
Our school has a very friendly atmoophere though there is much room for improvement in the academic departments. The Math Department is very weak and the students have to rely much on their own personal studying to perform mediocre on a college placement test. The Guidance Department are basically there just to make sure everyone has the credits they need to graduate; they do not help with college at all.

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May 08, 2006
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April 18, 2006
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August 25, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
August 02, 2005
Limited access to a broad range of classes. Not many choices for honors curriculum. School structure itself needs improvement, bathrooms are run down, and the walls within the building are movable and are metal. Something more permenant would be better.

- submitted by a former student
May 07, 2005
Great school with a very involved and dedicated principal and involved parents.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2005
It's a great school and has improved alot. The teachers there have really buckled down.

- submitted by a student
September 26, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2004
As a recent graduate of West Nassau High School, I know first hand what the school is like. The four years I spent as WNHS were great and every year the school seems to improve in different areas. The teachers, such as Mrs. Proctor, Mr. Mirando, and Mrs. Finley, are excellent and really are involved with their classes. However, the so called 'leadership' of the school needs very much improvement, starting with the guidance counselors. It would have greatly helped me if the guidance counselors actually did their job and helped every student, not just their favorites. During the times when scholarship deadlines were approaching, the counselors were too involved with the FCAT and said that they didn't have the time to talk to me; therefore, I missed out on two scholarships. The guidance department needs major improvements!

- submitted by a former student
August 09, 2004
I am a graduate from West Nassau High; and I believe the school could go through some minor changes. The school prepared me for the real world; only becuase I decided to open my ears and not my mouth for once. The teachers are there to help prepare your kids for the world not babysit them! If you are ever upset on how your kids turn out take a look in the mirror, maybe it's not the school, maybe it is the home! West Nassau High has gotten better over the years. I went there for all four years, and I would not have wanted to go to any other school! The budget could be better, but that is the county and States fault! I hope the upcoming seniors realize what a wonderful school it really is! -Amber H.

- submitted by a former student
August 07, 2004
I am now a senior at WNHS and I love it there! There could be some improvements but every school needs improvements. I think that we have quite a few good teachers such as Mirando, Proctor, & Grant. I have learned a lot in their class. We have great coaches for many sports. I think that WN has grown in becoming a better school. GO WARRIORS! *Meghan L*

- submitted by a student
July 06, 2004
West Nassau is overall a decent school. It provides students with necessary courses. However, it only provides the necessary courses. Therefore it lacks some other important classes. For example, a good college requires 2 years of 2 foreign languages, and west nassau only provides one foreign language. Since west nassau's test scores havent been that high, the school focuses on teaching the FCAT, but the problem is that is the only thing they teach so the students dont learn enough for the world. and instead of the school trying to focus more on fixing this problem, they are more worried about inforcing a dress code, which even when they re-write it, the only difference will be towards the students who are less involved, because those who are more involved with the school will still be excused from it. So they are wasting their time and the students education.

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May 12, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2004
This school has its ups and downs as with all schools. Gemnereally I feel that this school is better than most because it still has small town quality.

- submitted by a student
April 28, 2004
West Nassau High School in Callahan, FL needs many improvements. School rules need to be enforced. Dress Code is not enforced. Drugs are a big concern. They are too available in the school. Principalship is very lax. He claims he will follow through with something but he does not. He usually will try to put if off on someone else. There is also too much freedom going on in the parking lots.

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2004
As a graduate of West Nassau from 2003, I would have to say that this school is very poor in everything. The teachers don't teach, they have more conversations about nothing that has to do with class. I honestly don't believe that there was any teacher that cared if anyone was to pass their class or not. Guidance was always a wreck. One teacher that I had that really cared was Mr. Motala and he did a great job in trying to help students with whatever they needed. I'm ashamed to say that I graduated from West Nassau! I wish that I could of said that I graduated from a great school that was kept clean and over-all great but I can't.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2004
west nassau is a wonderful school. im a senior now and have enjoyed every second i have spent here in west nassau. we have so much school pride and plenty of support. I play varsity softball, cheerleading, and golf. all my coaches are wonderful and the Warrior Softball team is going to state this year!!!! Go Warriors. Kari Pennington

- submitted by a student
March 27, 2004
Iam currently a junior at West Nassau and I love being there I have great teachers and I love our football program Warriors number one baby! I hope we are very sucessful next year and I hope that coach Hicken will get coach of the year again because he deserves it. Dickman if you dont know you better ask somebody

- submitted by a student
February 13, 2004
I am currently a freshman at West Nassau. I have heard many things about this school. I would like to say that no school is perfect and no school will ever be a perfect school but West Nassau is trying to become an 'A' school. We also have a great sports program. I am a junior varsity cheerleader and the experience was a great one. You get to make new friends and be an active part in you school. West Nassau is overall a good school.

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January 27, 2004
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- submitted by a student
January 12, 2004
I am a sophomore attending West Nassau and I consider it a very good school. I currently play varsity volleyball, basketball,and softball at the school, and the faculty supports us and comes to our games. The teachers are willing to stay after school and help with anything. Maybe people feel that they aren't ready for college after leaving West Nassau because they do not put effort in to getting the education they need. I love the school, and wouldn't change to go anywhere else.

- submitted by a student
January 12, 2004
As a graduate of West Nassau, I feel that this school lacks not only in funding, but also in dedicated, worthwhile teachers and programs. This school does not prepare the average student for a college environment. I missed out on a very generous scholarship because the guidance counselor was 'mis-informed' as to what classes and credits I needed. As far as their extracurricular activities, if you are not in band, or especially on the football team, it is non-existant and 'extracurricular funds' are suddenly not available for other programs. It's a sad thing when the volleyball team has to wear old freshman basketball uniforms because the money just isn't there for the volleyball programs. With only 2-3 really good teachers (and one left for Arizona), the school has and probably always will be in a slump. I am continually embarrassed when asked what school I graduated from and I have to say 'West Nassau High.' If you really value your kid's education, then find a way to send them to a private school where they can learn real-life applicable values.

- submitted by a former student
January 11, 2004
My daughter graduated in 2001 and I currently have a daughter attending West Nassau High School. It seems that the school improves every year in many areas. With recent additions like Honors Astronomy and Web Design the school is striving to offer more variety. Also, the sports programs are all improving and there are some high quality teachers that are taking their time to coach. Overall, I have found that West Nassau has some wonderful teachers that seem to truly care about the students. Maybe their attitudes are a reflection of the Principal's and his immediate staff. I can truly see this school becoming an 'A' school very soon!

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2004
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- submitted by a student
January 08, 2004
This is an awful school. The counselors do not counsel the students and are of no help whatsoever in the 'college bound' process. It appears that they are pushing their brightest students towards a career in fast food or day labor. The only plus this school has is an excellent band program. Foreign language programs are virtually nonexistent, and what they do offer is not available to most students. Selection for a foreign language class is arbitrary, probably based on whether the student is liked by the counselor. It should be noted that a minimum of two years of a foreign language is required for the state scholarship program. All in all, a bad school if you plan on your child attending a four year college, a good school if your child will be a farm laborer or manicurist.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2003
I'm currently a senior at West Nassau High School and the student body president. West Nassau is becoming a much better school academically and all around. I predict in the next few years West Nassau will be an 'A' school.

- submitted by a community member
July 30, 2003
west nassau is a really good school adn my kids love it there. they have good one on one teaching.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2003
I believe that this school, overall, does a very poor job at getting students ready for college. The average graduate works an hourly wage blue collar job, on average attends college for less than 2 years, and has a family they can only marginally support within 2 years of graduating

- submitted by a former student
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West Nassau County High School
1 Warrior Dr, Callahan, FL  32011
(904) 879-3461
Last modified West Nassau County High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
West Nassau County High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. Top