Academies at Western

Western High School strives to engage, prepare, and graduate all students ready for their education and career goals.  To do this, Western’s Warrior Way is to be engaged in learning today, empowered for success tomorrow.  Students can engage in many programs at Western including: Early College, Culinary Arts, Carpentry, Graphic Communications, Administrative Support, and Patient Care.  Additionally over their four years, students can earn up to 60 college credits, tuition free!  Throughout our programs, Western offers an Advance Program, Comprehensive Program, and an Honors Program.  Additionally, Western is one of two schools offering the Louisville Rotary Promise Scholarship, helping parents and students attend college.

Student Highlights

  • Small learning community—Small teams of students and teachers offer a personalized learning experience
  • Core classes—English, math, science, social studies, as well as electives and the Freshman Exploratory Program
  • All freshmen will be given the opportunity for exposure to and experience in each of the offered career pathways. This one-year course teaches career exploration and development and essential success skills, such as how to take initiative and responsibility, effective teamwork and communication, critical thinking, and problem solving. This course will help you make an informed decision about which academy you will enroll in for your sophomore through senior years

Western High Pathway Chart, link to chart contents below

Pathway Chart