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1 Trojan Trail
Morristown, TN 37813

(423) 581-1600
(423) 585-3791
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October 27, 2014
School administrators will demand to see you childrens text they wrote while not in school. While on summer vacation. Administration thinks they have a more far reaching then the police department. if your child doesn't fit into there pigeon hole they will get rid of them, just like my child. Beware

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February 16, 2012
phenomenal school... Caring and Hardworking staff and even harder working students. This school has achieved a lot

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September 28, 2011
I just graduated from Morristown West and I am very glad to say so. I am currently in college and quite successful. I felt prepared when I entered college, and thanks to the ARTS program at Morristown West I can honestly say that I can speak intelligently and boastfully to anybody. Morristown West is a BLUE RIBBON school for a reason.

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May 22, 2011
I attended West for 2.5 years in the 1990s. It was a non-challengeing h.s. then, I don't even think they offered ap classes. Most kids went to community or religious colleges, schools that have a high acceptence of anyone. It seems now the school is a bit more academicly structured. This is a good thing. I'm in my mid-30s and I'm struggling professionally due to the lack of education I recived there.

- submitted by a community member

July 25, 2010
I have been very disappointed. I have read the previous comments and can't agree with any of them. There are a handful of exceptional teachers who are excited about the subjects they teach...then there are the rest of the teachers. The arts programs are sorely lacking in talent and enthusiasm. The guidance counselors are worthless.

- submitted by a parent

March 07, 2009
It is a great school, very involved with a student! I am proud that my child can say she goes to West High School.

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January 07, 2009
i am a student of this school and this is one of the best schools i have attened so far i am a traveler and i have been to 7 diffrent school and this is the best

- submitted by a student

October 03, 2007
Dr. Moorehouse is excellent. He has everything under control and is open to all students. Mrs. Terry, the drama/forensics teacher, is also great. She accepts all students and gives equal advantages.

- submitted by a student

May 24, 2007
There is a strong academic curriculum for advanced students. Middle and lower ability groups do no fare as well. AP English is especially strong. Too much emphasis is placed on the football program - which is very good. The principal, Dr. Moorhouse, is inconsistent in much of what he does. He appears to be a good 'idea' man, but has little substance to back up those ideas. I'd rate him about a 5 out of 10. The arts get little or no respect, except for the forensics program. This vocal music program is excellent, but it is not recognized by the principal as anything worthwhile. The choir could be used as an ambassador for the school, but it is relegated to a level of nothingness. That's sad. Overall, I'd give the school an 8 out of 10.

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May 29, 2005
We have recently moved from Morristown to Texas. Property taxes are insane here. The excuse is that the schools are much better. As a stubstitute teacher, I have been on the inside. Please give us Morristown West High back! This is a perfect example of the arrogant attitude that more money means something is better. We had four children attend West High. The teachers, though not all, were more interactive with the students. The student body at West is made up of friendly, less worldly (for the most part) kids who have an active religous influence in their lives. No place is going to be perfect and we certainly had complaints along the way. Give us teachers who want to teach (not just say,'Read the book'), students who want to learn (parents, teach disipline), resource material (did 'we' have computers?), and we will build a generation.

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December 18, 2004
I have sent two children to West High, and I am quite pleased with the program offered. Academically, students can be challenged with a number of AP classes and advanced classes. The teachers teaching these courses are knowledgeable and dedicated to the students' best interest. My children have both been actively involved in a number of extracurricular activities, and again, the teachers involved are dedicated professionals. While not a perfect school, I have been quite pleased with the overall education my children have received at Morristown West, and I would recommend it to any family moving into the Morristown area.

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Morristown West High School
1 Trojan Trail, Morristown, TN  37813
(423) 581-1600
Last modified Morristown West High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Morristown West High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top