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West Orange High School is the western most school in Orange County Public School (OCPS) district, located 15 miles from downtown Orlando and eight miles north of Walt Disney World. West Orange was completed in 1975 at a cost of 6.5 million dollars; West Orange High was formed by a consilidation of two over-crowded high schools within western Orange County: Lakeview High and Ocoee High. the first classes were held at Lakeview High School in September 1975. Upon completion of the new facility, classes began onsite in January of 1976. In 2005 West Orange was identified as a school in need of rebuilding due to poor constuction quality and an outdated design. The current facility was completed in 2007. Historically West Orange High School has been on of the larger schools in OCPS (number two in 2012) and at its peak capacity in 2001 had an enrollment of 4,560 students. Currently West Orange has an enrollment of about 3,428 students and has been growing by approximately 150 students a year since 2007. About 46% of WOHS students are white, 23% Hispanic, 21% Black, 6% Asian, and 4% other. West Orange High School has an instructional stuff of 154 (41% with advanced degrees), seven Guidance Counselors, Five Administrative Deans, 1 CRT, 1 Reading Coach, Five Assistant Principals, and one Principal (James Larsen). Approximately 1,700 students are transported by 42 busses each day to attend school. 325 students or apprximately 10% have tested learning disabled and 303 or 9% are labeled as gifted. In the 2011-2012 school year 1,020 or 30% of WOHS students participated in Advanced Placement courses taking 1,760 exams (2,123 scheduled for the 2012-2013 school year). 37% percent of our students are considered economically disadvantaged as determined by their participation in the Free/Reduced Lunch Program.West Orange High School is unique in its location to Walt Disney World (disney fireworks can be seen every night at 9:00 PM while sitting int he football stadium) and the land
Gold School Award(2010, 2011, 2012), Silver School Award (2011, 2012), 5-Star School Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2017), Washington Post Best in Nation (2010, 2011, 2012)
1625 Beulah Rd, Winter Garden (FL), 34787, United States