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Zanesville, OH
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150 Kimes Rd
Zanesville, OH 43701

(740) 455-4050
(740) 452-7648
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February 08, 2009
I think that certain teachers are there to teach you not only the basic subject but about life. I am a senior, I have had a large majority of the teachers and know that most of them care. Recently we have sadly lost some of our best teachers and our principle Mr. Ankrum. Some of the older teachers still follow what they believe and teach their kids even with the threat of losing their job. the school has it's flaws but all schools do.

- submitted by a student

September 27, 2004
West Muskingum High School has always respected the dignity of my children. Gary Ankrum would call me personally if my children got out of line, and I learned to respect his opinion, as he was usually right about how to deal with my kids.

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July 10, 2004
Unfortunately at West M High School there are many teachers there that don't care a whole lot about the students needs, personal life, improvement in work and personality. Some of the teachers have lesson plans that are completely outdated - decades old. Teachers are simply teaching just so they can be the coach of one of the sports. Some of the teachers are tired of the students and simply give up - only there to get the paycheck. It's unfortunate that there are few extrememly exceptional teachers there that touch the student's life - that make a long lasting impact. West Muskingum High school is in dire need of an 'educational makeover'. It needs to start with the faculty, environment and hopefully ending with a changed student body. Unless the school addresses major issues - such as students wanting to go to post secondary instead of being at West High School.

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June 02, 2004
Our son graduated from West in 1999 and went on to one of the top 20 universities in the country. His preparation at West was especially strong in the areas of language and communication/writing skills and science. He graduated from college with honors in May 2004 with two majors: one in computer network engineering and one in organizational leadership and supervision. He was hired by a Fortune 500 company as an engineer six weeks before he graduated from college. The district managers who hired him said that it was his communication skills that made him stand out, and I am convinced those skills were established and reinforced by his high school teachers at West Muskingum High School.

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April 11, 2004
It is kind of nice because we are getting new schools right now and since I am a freshman I guess that is a good thing. Our teachers let you do what you want but that kind of makes you want to do it so thats another good thing about West. We are not over populated at all I think because I have talked to some friends back in Columbus and they say it is real hard to get from class to class because there are to many people in the halls.

- submitted by a student
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West Muskingum High School
150 Kimes Rd, Zanesville, OH  43701
(740) 455-4050
Last modified West Muskingum 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.
West Muskingum High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top