Western Hills High School (Frankfort, Kentucky)

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Western Hills High School
100 Doctors Drive


Coordinates38°09′45″N 84°54′28″W / 38.16249°N 84.90778°W / 38.16249; -84.90778Coordinates: 38°09′45″N 84°54′28″W / 38.16249°N 84.90778°W / 38.16249; -84.90778
MottoA tradition of excellence
Established1981; 39 years ago (1981)[citation needed]
School districtFranklin County Public Schools
PrincipalGreg Roush
Teaching staff41.14 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment811 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.71[1]
CampusSmall city
RivalFranklin County High School

Western Hills High School is a 9-12 secondary school in Frankfort, Kentucky. It is the more recently constructed of the two high schools in the Franklin County Public Schools district, having opened to students in 1981. The first student body selected the Warrior as the mascot, as the feeding middle school's mascot is the Brave. However, that majority vote was overruled during that vote by the school's future first principal and the Wolverine became the mascot. There is a strong rivalry with Franklin County High School, the older school in the district.


WHHS offers two diploma choices for students: Enrichment, Academic. The Enrichment Diploma requires 26 credits. The Academic option requires 27 credits .[2] Students are graded on a 4-point GPA scale.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Western Hills High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Diploma Programs". Western Hills High School.
  3. ^ "Grading Scale". Western Hills High School.
  4. ^ Younkin, Linda (April 14, 2017). "A field of dreams: J.T. Riddle enjoying time playing with Miami Marlins". The State Journal. Retrieved July 3, 2017.