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About West Albany High School

Mission Statement

Our mission: to graduate culturally responsible students empowered to achieve college and career success.

We believe this mission will beĀ supported by:

  • Ensuring a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment;
  • Investing in the individual achievement of every student;
  • Providing diverse opportunities to support relevance between the classroom and post-high school experiences;
  • Promoting critical thought and problem solving;
  • Building academically supportive and meaningful relationships;
  • Appreciating and valuing every member of our school family.

School Improvement Goals

West Albany High School will:

  • Increase school-wide attendance rate;
  • Achieve a true 0% dropout rate;
  • Increase the percentage of students meeting the OSAT benchmarks in reading and math to 70%;
  • Commit to strengthening meaningful connections with the diverse population attending our school and growing at-risk population.


Superintendent Jim Golden’s letter on safe, welcoming schools: