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West-Oak High School is a public school in Westminster, SC. It has 987 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 89 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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High School Senior

On Teachers: Some teachers at my school are wonderful and will do anything to help you, while others are stuck up and will not do anything to help you learn and are not very engaging. I love having teachers who are ffriendly, encouraging, and who teach you life lessons as well as the state curriculum and help you learn things you will never forget. I do not enjoy being in the classroom with teachers who will not help you when you need it, even if you are very flexibble. I also do not enjoy having teachers who force you to believe what they believe or who will not let you voice your opinion on a controversial topic.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: Our school is the best for extra curricular activites. My school offers many diffrent organizations and clubs. Some have set requiremetns to be a member, while others are easier to get into. I enjoy the clubs and activities of each club that I am a part of and each is different with a different experience and opportunity. I love being a part of teses organizations because the officers and teachers over the clubs work well together to provide its members with the best projects to help each other and the community as well as to have fun with each other with the opportunites and experiences. Our clubs are involved greatly with our community and will do whatever it can to help.

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High School Senior

On Academics: The academics offered at my school are great. Agriculture is the most popular class because we are the only school in the county and state I belive that has a school barn with farm animnals and equipment. We have a variety of main course classes to electives. Our scheduling process is great and are able to make any changes with the guidance counselour if needed. Workload can be easy and stressful at the same time. Teachers seeem to all plan projects and tests at the same as all the other teachers do, which makes things tough, but also prepares students for tough challenges they will face in college.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: My overall experience at this school has been okay. Some of the sports I have managed for have been a horrible experince, while some have been excellent. Teachers respect their students, but some do not. I have had multiple teachers not give me the respect I deserve by chewing me out for an important question I had asked that she had not already answered. I have had some teachers and administrators to even make me cry while at school. My favorite teachers are great though and encourage and help me through hard days and through rough classes with mean teachers who do not even teach the curriculum like they are supposed to. Teacheres always think students blame the teachers, and some do, but I am not. I have worked hard in all my classes to maintain my grades, I understand and know that I should have worked harder but I am satisfied. My experience would have been better if teachers would respect their student and to help them when they need it and are flexible with their schedule. I understand teaching many students is difficult and that teachers have bad days too, but the students can't blame the teachers, and the teachers can't blame the studenets. We both have to know when we mess up and try to do better so we can help each other and work together so that we can learn and have a great time learning together.

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High School Senior

On Food: The food services at my school is great. It is great because it is not overcharged for the portions they give you. We have lots of salads and vegetables offered everyday, as well as a pasta bar, and pizza. Chips, rice krispie treats, cookies, and ice cream are also availabl for students daily. Sometimes the main course is not good, so if you do not like it, then there are other options available. Healthy foods are offfered because when we grill out or have subs, the bread is always wheat, and the milk is reduce fat. This girl at my school is allergic to pepper, but they always have a special meal prepared for her that does not contain any black pepper. They have plenty of snacks and offer dietay acoomodations and have an option for what students want to eat daily. They also have bread sticks with mozerella cheese in the middle daily for students as an option as well. The food services at my school are great. They also allow lemonade sometimes, as well as tea, and gatorade, but offer ice and lots of water too.

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West-Oak High School is a public school in Westminster, SC. It has 987 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 89 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

73%

Test Performance

44
West-Oak High School performed better than 44% of other schools on South Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 29% Frustrating
  • 29% Laid back and fun
  • 14% Awesome
  • 14% Mediocre
  • 14% Average

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% You will make friends
  • 29% Don't worry about what others say about you
  • 14% Everyone knows everybody, you'll make friends fast
  • 14% Don't worry about peaking in high school

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% There are a few good faculty members
  • 33% Teachers respect students
  • 33% Some teachers respect students

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% We're judged by our "redneckness"
  • 25% Small school where you know most everyone
  • 12% We are judged "redneck" but know most everyone too

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
54.8%
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Female
45.2%
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Racial Diversity

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White
92.2%
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African American
3.4%
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Hispanic
2.8%
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Multiracial
1.3%
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Asian
0.2%
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Native American
0%
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Pacific Islander
0%