Academics

WSHS offers a diverse and vibrant range of courses to challenge students, readying them for competitive post-high school options. Students are encouraged to enroll in Honors classes in grades 9and 10, Advanced Placement (AP) in grades 11 and 12, and Career and Technical Education courses in all grades.

To find out about individual courses or departments, see our complete Course Catalog 2016-2017


Student Record Requests:
For students that are currently attending or have attended West Seattle within the last two school years, their records can be retrieved at the school via the school Registrar, Stacie Hart.

For students that last attended WSHS more than 2 years ago, their records are stored in the Student Records department downtown.  Please visit their website to request your record or, for employers, to verify graduation.   

Click here to go directly to the Student Records website - 
https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/one.aspx?pageId=15063

Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement courses prepare students for nationally administered AP exams; success on these exams may earn college credit and/or advanced placement at many colleges and universities. All students who meet the minimal course requirements are encouraged to enroll in these challenging courses. 

AP Information
Advanced Placement Information


Additional Resources


Career and Technical Education

The WSHS Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses explore a number of career options in a diverse range of fields including computers & technology, engineering, fashion, marketing,automotive, and family sciences.  

See the Course Catalog for the latest CTE offerings.

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