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Interested in Becoming a Western Panther?

Western High School Earns Four Star Rating 2016-2017

Western High School was awared a Four Star Rating for the 2016-2017 school year on Friday, Feb 23 rd 2018 by the Indiana Department of Education.

Criteria to be on the list of Four Star School:
  • A school must have received an “A” for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • A school must have tested at least 95% of students on ISTEP English/Language Arts and Math.
  • Grade 3-8 & Grade 10 combined ISTEP Pass Percentage (Pass Percentage of English/Language Arts ISTEP + Pass Percentage of Math ISTEP) must be in Top 25th Percentile for each grade tested. (minimum of 10 students).
  • Grade 3-8 & Grade 10 Percent Passing Both ISTEP (Percent of students who passed both the English/Language Arts ISTEP + Math ISTEP) must be in the Top 25th Percentile. (minimum of 10 students).
Link to the list of schools 
Link to the press release
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WESTERN WINDOW STICKERS

Looking for an updated window sticker for you vehicle?
Western Athletic Department has new window stickers with the new Logo (Below).  
These may be purchased in the Athletic office located in the High School.
Small sticker is $2
Large sticker is $5
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Employee and Students of the Month

Employee of the Month
 Jackie Dixon

Students of the Month:
WPS:  Olivia Ashley

WIS:  Austin Stevenson

WMS:  Mackenzie Tedder

WHS:  Alex Davis

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Interested in Becoming a Western Panther?

Western School Corporation has a proud tradition of excellence, which is evident by the continued success of our students, our outstanding Fine Arts, Athletic, and Academic Programs, and our high graduation rate. We offer a broad curriculum to meet the various needs of our students and we have a caring staff who are committed to helping every student succeed. We are also a progressive school corporation that strives to offer the programs and experiences to prepare our students for life after high school. If you are interested in becoming a Western Panther and a part of our Western family, please read on.

Prior to each new semester, applications for students interested in transferring to Western are accepted. Applications are available at the link below. When submitting an application, also include the student’s attendance, discipline, and academic transcript. Transfer requests for a new school year should be submitted by May 1st. Transfer requests for the second semester should be submitted by December 1st. In both cases, if eligible transfer requests exceed projected openings, a lottery drawing will be held at the May and December School Board Meetings to determine who will be accepted. In the event that the eligible transfer requests do not exceed the available openings on May 1st or December 1st, eligible transfers will be accepted on a first come first serve basis until either capacity is reached or the semester begins. No transfers will be accepted after the start of a semester.

Transfer Guidelines:
  • A student will not be accepted
    • if the student has been suspended (as defined in IC 20-33-8-7) or expelled (as defined in IC 20-33-8-3) during the twelve (12) months preceding the student’s request to transfer under this section:
      • for ten (10) or more school days;
      • for a violation under IC 20-33-8-16;
      • for causing physical injury to a student, a school employee, or a visitor to the school; or for a violation of a school corporation’s drug or alcohol rules.
    • if the student has a history of unexcused absences.
    • if the transfer is for athletic reasons
  • Students will not be accepted once a semester begins. A new application will need to be completed with the required documents for the next semester or school year as outlined above.
Transportation
Western School Corporation does not travel outside the district boundaries to pick up transfer students. Western will transport transfer students from an in district bus stop if space is available on the bus. Otherwise, transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian or the student if he/she drives.

Electronic Application:
Application for Transfer Link

Notification Procedures:
Once an application is submitted with the required documents, the school will review the information and contact you through email regarding your request.
The following is a list of school contacts for you to call (765-883-5576) if you have any questions regarding any of our schools or would like to schedule a tour of one or more of our schools.

 
Randy McCracken, Superintendent, ext. 5126
Rick Davis, High School Principal, ext. 4030
Tracy Horrell, Middle School Principal, ext. 3030
Pat Quillen, Intermediate Principal, ext. 2030
Steve Arthur, Primary Principal, ext. 1030

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To educate and inspire today's students for tomorrow's opportunities.
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