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West Jefferson High School
1 Roughrider Dr
West Jefferson, OH 43162
Important Numbers:
Fax (614) 879-5381
Main Office (614) 879-7681
School Hours:  7:25am - 2:30pm

Principal:
Michael Bute

History
The present High School located at 1 Roughrider Drive, was completed in 1969 and the first graduating class of 78 students was in 1970. The High School was completely renovated and an addition was added on in 2005 to make the High School and Middle School one complete building.

School Information
West Jefferson High School is located in West Central Ohio in the village of West Jefferson. WJHS is a college preparatory high school. WJHS serves students in grades 9-12. Annual enrollment is approximately 400 students. We offer a full array of extra –curricular activities including athletics, band, choir and drama. The school colors are brown and gold and the mascot is the Roughrider.

Faculty Information
There are 24 certified teachers, 8 support staff and 2 administrators at West Jefferson High School.

Co-Curricular Activities
West Jefferson High School recognizes its co-curricular program as an important component of the total educational experience of its students. A large percent of WJHS student population participates in the co-curricular program, which offers opportunities in 14 varsity inter-scholastic sports; several clubs and performance groups in band and choir. Two publications are produced: the Riders Times newspaper and the Yearbook.

Instances of Bullying (updated 12/20/17)
No reports of bullying from 8/1/12 through 12/6/12
1 report of bullying on 2/21/13
1 report of bullying on 3/22/13
1 report of bullying on 10/23/13...1 day ISS
1 report of bullying on 2/13/14 (3 students)...1 day ISS for each
1 incident of intimidation (dealt with according to school discipline policy)
3 incidents of harassment (dealt with according to school discipline policy)
1/15- 5/15 5 incidents of harassment/bullying (dealt with according to school discipline policy)
8/15-12/15 - No incidents of harassment/bullying/intimidation
1/16-5/16 - 4 incidents of harassment/bullying/intimidation 
8/16-12/16 - 2 incidents of harassment/bullying/intimidation 
1/17-5/17 - 1 incident of harrassment/bullying/intimidation 
 8/17 - 12/17 - 3 incidents of harrassment/bullying/intimidation all dealt with according to school discipline policy
1/18 - 5/18 - 3 incidents of harrassment/bullying/intimidation all dealt with according to school discipline policy 
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West Jefferson High School
1 Roughrider Dr, West Jefferson, OH 43162
Phone: (614) 879-7681 | Fax: (614) 879-5381
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