Students enrolled 1288
School leader MR. ERIC SMITH
Transportation options Yes
District Escambia County School District

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2400 Longleaf Drive
Pensacola, FL 32526

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(850) 941-6200
(850) 944-9560
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4 stars
Based on 30 ratings

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August 23, 2011
My Daughter has been at WFH for a year and just started her second year. I have not been disappointed. I feel confident she is recieving and outstanding education! She speaks very highly of her teachers and remains very involved with an array of extra curricular activities. I don't hear from teachers as much, but they are very approachable.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2011
I have to say that the teachers make this the best school in the area. My engineering teacher is the best and helps the students out with anything. WFHE is like family.

- submitted by a student
no rating March 27, 2010
I am in the class of 2013 and I love WFHS. It will prepare me to become a successful adult. I would encourage anyone to apply for this school.

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December 10, 2009
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December 04, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating December 02, 2009
All 3 of my children ahve gone to WFHS and all have gone on to college on academic scholorships. My son was enrolled in the first calss in 01. This school ended up being alot more than just a school.

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September 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
September 15, 2009
I am a freshmen at West Tech and i love it here the classrooms are organized to look more professional not pre-k. Here they teach to strive for your goals and they help you achieve in anything you set your mind to. The teachers (Russo,Quinn,Hill,Simmons, Coach Rollins)they all do there best to help us and im glad I got in this awsome preparation high school.

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August 07, 2009
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July 06, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 23, 2009
I have a son who will be a senior this year. Based on the other schools in the Pensacola this one is the best at preparing my child for college.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 29, 2009
My daughter graduated this year from WF Tech. High School. I could not have more pleased with the one-on-one teaching and education she received but most important the caring attitude of all herteachers. She can now start her college career confident in the future and armed with the skills given her by an enlightened, intuitive WFHS teaching staff. Thank you West Florida High School....

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May 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating March 31, 2009
This school's ratings and all around grade average of the students and pleased parents speak for the school I am very proud to be a part of a school that really care and take the time to help the students in any way they can. Strong parent participation is also what makes this school an A school 3 years in a row! It' hard to beat the best!

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March 31, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
January 31, 2009
I have 2 children at WFHS and cant be more pleased with the quality of learning and the schools atmosphere. My Senior has been well prepared for college; so for that alone, I would recommend this to school every parent. GO Jags!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2009
I Have two children that go to WFHS. I am very pleased with the quality of learning that goes on in this school. The students that graduate from this school have an advantage over those from other high schools. GO JAGS!

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2009
Wfhs is a great school and has a great chemistry for students.We learn a lot easier than before because teach with good technique. The classrooms also have all of the resources needed to help us learn.

- submitted by a student
December 18, 2008
The school had a good reputation until the classes becoame over run. The cutbacks and the No Child Left behind has left teachers and students behind and it isn't the teachers, students or administrators fault. TYhere have been cases if bigotry and mis conduct there that needs to be addressed. Special services has been cut, teacher work has been increased which gives the teachwer hardly enough time to plan and they are doing anoutstanding job. Parents who have volitile children have to stop profiling in any race as there are some isolated problems with that issue there. Woodham need to be saved because since the move, there has been a competitive 'West Side Story' effect for 'turf' there! Overcrowding and poorly planned transitioning has caused the slippage of this schools rating. The personell there are terrific with an exception of a few. Sorry I can't say every thing is 'hunky dory'

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October 05, 2008
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June 09, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 08, 2008
West Florida has great career opportunities but only if it's right for your child. Research other high schools in the area to see what your child is best at. Overall this school is great to attend, but lacks a high school experience. Preperation and staff does not look better than what is printed on paper.

- submitted by a student
August 23, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 26, 2007
What a school should be! West Florida is an exceptional public high school with continued attention in goals of students, enviroment of the school, discipline of students, quality teachers, and high test scores. All of which makes West Florida a school with pride!

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2006
kool school.very educational!gives child opportunity to dicide what to do with life.helps to know what they want to do.very good a+ to this school:-)

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2005
West Florida is a great school that allows student to pursue career classes while offering challenging core classes.

- submitted by a student
June 26, 2005
I have two daughters that attend this school. One is in the graduating class of 2007 and my other is in the Class of 2008. I couldn't be happier that they will be graduating from this school. It is the best school I think Escambia County has to offer as far as public schools go. Overall, in the past 2 years I have been very pleased with the school. Mainly, the reason I decided on this school was because it is a technical school and extremely career focused. That is something I believe can really benefit all the students in the long run.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2005
My Child is in the 1st graduating class at West Florida High School. As usual for school these days it has it problems and baseball has bigtime politics in there teams. However overall it is a good school, I feel like my child has excelled in the fours years. We are very proud of him. I am so excited about graduation!!!!! Coach Cardwell was a great asset to the school!! Very sad to see him leave. I don't feel like he was appreciated! Still though I feel we make a great choice sending our child there. Much better then the other high schools here in Escambia County!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2005
My child has been at this school for two years and she loves it. The programs they have set up for the students allows them more freedom than if they were in a regular high school. I wish they had this program when I were in high school. They are doing an excellent job.

- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2004
The academics at this school are great but the administration needs some work.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2004
As a student of W. Fl. High School I know first hand that this school is incredibly mediocre as far as academics and organization. The students--as well as some teachers--are less than pleased with the administration and design of the school. On paper this school would be a good idea, in the real world the students here will have no preparation or discipline for the future and will find it incredibly difficult after graduating. My advice for any eighth grader thinking about coming to this school (or any parent who believes this will be a good place for their child), I implore you to research and visit some of the other high schools available to you before you make the mistake of enrolling at West Florida High of Advanced Technology.

- submitted by a former student
April 23, 2004
This is a great school. the kids get a great learning oportunity and there are very few disipline problems at this school. my daughter started ninth grade there this year and she absolutley loves it.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2003
I do not recommend this school to anybody. The administration does not know what they are doing. They can no keep teachers there. I've heard that at least 4 teachers have quit or been dismissed and it is now November. I see this as a deficiency in the principal's leadership skills. Besides this, there are no arts classes available to the students. The arts an important part of ones education and help develop the creative mind.

- submitted by a community member
August 26, 2003
West Florida High School is the #1 school in Escambia County. My son started the school the year it opened and is now a Junior. He enjoys the school very much. It is a whole new attitude for high school students. It is like a close nit family enviroment. The sports are also a lot of fun. Last year the football team was undefeated in only their second year of being a team. I encourage all parents of 8th graders this year to consider the school for your children.

- submitted by a parent
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West Florida High School/Technical
2400 Longleaf Drive, Pensacola, FL  32526
(850) 941-6200
Last modified West Florida High School/Technical 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 Florida High School/Technical Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top