West High School (Columbus, Ohio)

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West High School
179 South Powell Avenue
Columbus, Ohio, (Franklin County) 43204
United States
Coordinates 39°57′6″N 83°4′33″W / 39.95167°N 83.07583°W / 39.95167; -83.07583Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 83°4′33″W / 39.95167°N 83.07583°W / 39.95167; -83.07583
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Columbus City Schools
Superintendent J. Daniel Good[1]
Principal Lucas Cech[1]
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Buff and Brown [1]         
Athletics conference Columbus City League[1]
Nickname Cowboys[1]
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]

West High School is a public high school located on the west side of Columbus, Ohio. It is a part of Columbus City Schools. The original building opened in 1908.

The school colors are buff and brown. The school nickname is the Cowboys.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


The biggest sports rival are the Briggs High Bruins.

Sports include:

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Cross-Country
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Boys' Tennis/Girls' Tennis
  • Wrestling
  • Track and Field

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on November 3, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  4. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Baseball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 

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