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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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West Seattle High School 5

Posted July 04, 2016
- a parent
I think the comments on here speak volumes about the school. The student comments, though not completely without error, are better in a lot of ways than the negative posts by parents. One parent said "Know wander my son has difficulties focusing in class." It should say no wonder my son.... Another said seuccess instead of success. You can't blame a school for the behavior of students because in reality it is impossible to control the actions of other human beings. Learning begins at home and if they have a true thirst for knowledge that stems from natural curiosity, that as humans we are all born with, then disruptions in class would not stop them from learning because they'd be nothing but a minor nuisance. Also, it will be the same in college because professors aren't there to force people to learn, they're there to teach those who want to learn. Looking towards college, it's good to be able to ignore nuisances and be a self learner because that will be required in college. My child excels and I've never pushed him once to do so. This is a fantastic school. If your child is a good student they will excel anywhere and they give the tools needed to do so at WSHS.

West Seattle High School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted December 11, 2015
- a student
Some teachers are real homework heavy, to the point where even they forget about it.


West Seattle High School 5

Posted December 11, 2015
- a student
I'm a student here. This school is so much better that some of these reviews give them credit for. The teachers have been really nice and teach really well. The school is very technologically advanced for a public school, and there are a lot of fun extracurriculars to take there. They also make it really easy to catch up if you fall behind with after school study hall and Saturday school. Given the option between Chief Sealth and West Seattle, go to WSHS! You won't regret it.

West Seattle High School 5

Posted January 29, 2015
- a parent
This is an awesome school and students get challenging assignments.Teachers are talented too.love this school.

West Seattle High School 4

Posted May 24, 2013
- a community member
The school is great and there are many courses for students to take! Sadly, I feel like there aren't as many clubs as other schools that I have seen.


West Seattle High School 5

Posted November 21, 2012
- a parent
West Seattle High School is a pretty good school and the teachers are great teachers too!

West Seattle High School 5

Posted November 05, 2009
- a parent
West Seattle High School is a great school with a bunch of Great Kids!

West Seattle High School
no rating

Posted September 16, 2009
- a community member
It is the best diversified school in Seattle


West Seattle High School 5

Posted April 02, 2009
- a student
I'm a sophomore at WSHS & I love it, to be honest :) I was hesitant to go here at first, but I've learned to love it. I hated it last year but that was because of personal problems & for that, I can't blame the school. They have great extracurricular avtivites & clubs. There's TATU, FCCLA, National Honor Society, Earthcrops, & many more. Some students doesn't like it here because it's 'boring', but that's because there are rarely any more fights or drama. Is that what school is about? No, it's about the education. It's very diverse and the education is great. Although some classes get out of hand, it's still great because the teachers know how to handle it. There are some students & teachers that need to leave the school but overall, I love this school :)

West Seattle High School
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Posted May 28, 2008
- a parent
I do not agree. WSHS is at the lower middle in terms of achievment. One of mine opted for WSHS the other Kennedy... the rigors of the latter were far tougher than WSHS. It is a better social enviornment, but that is not where I prefer to send my kids.

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