• WHS Front of Building  
    At Pocono Mountain West High School, we believe:
    • All students have the ability to learn and succeed
    • Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect
    • Students learn at different rates using a variety of learning styles
    • Authentic learning is a lifelong process acquired through study, problem-solving and experience
    • All students have talents and strengths that must be developed
    • All students should be academically and socially accountable
    • All individuals can experience lifelong personal growth
    • Students learn best when the school, home, and community are involved and serve as positive role models

    The school has 1725 students in grades 9 through 12.  West High School boasts a very diverse student population, of which 36% are African-American, 35% are Caucasian, 26% are Latino/Hispanic, 2% are Asian and less than 1%  are American Indian/Alaskan Native.  Additionally, 69% of the students are economically disadvantaged.