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West High School

West High School is a four-year comprehensive high school with an approximate enrollment of 2,200 students. Located near the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the State Capitol, West High School was rated as significantly exceeds expectations on the 2018-2019 School Report Card from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Welcome to West High

Home of the Regents!

At West, we know that dedicated educators can help kids achieve amazing things if they take the time to really know them and hold them accountable to high expectations while at the same time providing appropriate supports and working together in coherent systems. This is the work we focus on. West has a dedicated staff and faculty that work tirelessly to make sure that all students achieve.

What Makes West High Unique

See the amazing things happening at our school.

  • Fine Arts week highlights the breadth of arts and music experiences and opportunities at West.
  • SOUPer bowl showcases student pottery while raising funds for Habitat for Humanity during Super Bowl weekend.
  • Singing Valentines surprise students and staff on Valentine’s Day.
  • Soul Food Luncheon provides an opportunity for staff and students to come together and celebrate African American culture.
  • Only high school in the district with a senior-only prom.


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Get In Touch

Contact West High

West High
301 Ash Street
Madison WI 53726

Office: (608) 204-4100

West High Alumni

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Through the Foundation’s Adopt-a-School program, Madison’s public schools are “adopted” by a local business, organization, or government agency, forming mutually enriching partnerships.

“If it weren’t for all of the amazing staff at Madison West High School. I don’t think I would have ever found who I am and what I want to do with my life! Thank you to all West High Staff!”

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