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Westover Comprehensive High School

School Colors: Red, White, Blue
School Mascot: Patriots
School Motto: "Patriots Preparing for Success"

 

The mission of Westover Comprehensive High School is to provide exemplary, progressive, and student-focused educational opportunities in order to promote life-long learning and productive citizenship. 

Teachers, administrators, parents and community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission. Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs. We welcome cultural diversity as this can increase students' understanding of different people and cultures.

We expect all students to maintain the academic focus daily and perform well academically. Students will be challenged with a challenging curriculum, as challenging expectations increase individual student performance.

 

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Westover High School Information:

Westover Academy of Medical Arts

Westover Academy of Medical Arts is a college preparatory center of excellence designed for incoming ninth graders interested in health science, pre –medicine, pre-pharmacy and pre-veterinary medicine. Students are required to enter in the ninth grade as they are required to complete a total of eight science courses ( two per year ) over four years .  The standards and expectations for attending the Academy of Medical Arts  are detailed in specific guidelines for academic achievement and behavior.

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District Awards and Honors:

  • District Academic Champions
    2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Advanced Placement Honor School
    2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Literary Region Champions
    2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2012
     
    Star Student State of Georgia
    2010
  • Other Awards
    2015 – World Robotic Champions – 3 members
    2015 – 2 Georgia Scholars
    2015 -  3 State Science Fair Winners
    2015 – 14 Georgia Certificate of Merit Winners
    2015 – 7 National Society of High School Scholars
    2015 – National Football Player of The Year
    2015 – 2 Received Associates Degrees from Albany Technical College
    2015 – Track State Champion – Shot Put
    2015 – Albany Herald’s Readers Choice Awards- Principal  William A. Chunn Best Of The Best Principal
    2015 - 37 District Science Winners
    2015 - Daughters of the American Revolution  or ( D.A.R )State Essay Winner

     

    2016 – Increased ACT Scores

    2016 – Increased Literacy Scores

    2016 – 13 Certificate of Merit Winners

    2016 – 7 AP Scholars

    2016 – 2 National Merit Commended Students

    2016 – FCCLA Knowledge Bowl Team Ranked Top Ten in the State

    2016 – 9 Governor’s Honors Nominees

    2016 – 3 Governor’s Honors Selected

    2016 – Robotics Champions – Albany & Columbus – State Qualifiers

    2016 – Increased Graduation Rate (92.5 %)

    2016 - $1,000.00 Georgia Power Grant

    2016 – 29 Darton State Science Fair Winners

    2016 – 3 State Science Fair Winners

    2016 – Math Team Placed 1st in Georgia Southwestern Tournament

    2016 – Mitchell EMC Award Winner

    2016 – Dougherty County Star student

    2016 – Regional Star Student (13 counties)

    2016 – 3 Georgia Scholars

    2016 – 3 received Associates Degrees for Darton State College

    2016 – 2 Received Associates Degrees from Albany Technical College

    2016 – Albany Herald’s Reader’s Choice Award – Principal William A. Chunn Best of The Best Principal

    2016 – School Climate – 4 Stars ( above State’s average )

     

    2017 Honors:

     

    1. Never Been on State's Failing List

    2. Georgia AP Honor School (3 categories)

    3. Georgia Governors Honor Selectee

    4. Georgia Pro Start Student of the Year

    5. Georgia Pro Start Teacher of the Year

    6. Georgia FBLA Regional Advisor of the Year

    7. Georgia DAR State Essay Winner (2017, 2015)

    8. Georgia FCCLA Principal Leadership Award

    9. DCSS Teacher of the Year Finalist

    10. DECA Students Exceeds State's Award (8)

    11. Academic Decathlon District Champions State Gold Medals (2)

    12. Science Students Qualified for State (2)

    13. Robotics Team District Champions Qualified for State (2017, 2016)

    14. Reader's Choice Best of The Best Principal Award (2017, 2016, 2015)

    15. Exchange Club Youth of the Year

    16. CTAE Pathway Certifications (72)

    17. National Winner Essay Contest

    18. 4-Star State School Climate Rating (2017, 2016)

    19. Mitchell EMC Award Winner 20. 49 Honor Graduates

Board Members:
Robert Youngblood, Vice-Chair, (District 1)
Melissa Strother (District 4)
Geraldine West-Hudley At-Large
 
2600 Partridge Lane
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3320
229-431-3349 (fax)

William Chunn, Principal