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  Mission Statement  


It is the mission of West Gadsden High School to have all students accomplish the highest possible student achievement within a safe school environment that is staffed by well-qualified teachers.

  About The School  

School Profile


          200 Providence Road

                                                   Quincy, FL 32351

                                                   Telephone: 850-442-9500

                                                   Fax: 850-442-6126



Pauline West, Principal

 Willie Jackson, Assistant Principal

Sandra Riggins, Assistant Principal


West Gadsden High School is the home of the Mighty Panthers.  This is a community-based public school, located in Gadsden County's smallest municipality (1 square mile), Greensboro, which is about 30 miles west of Tallahassee, Florida.

West Gadsden High School was formed during the summer of 2004 when Chattahoochee High School was closed and the students were merged with students who attended Greensboro High School. Our students are those who formerly attended Chattahoochee Elementary, Greensboro Elementary, and James A. Shanks Middle School. The school name [West Gadsden High School], colors [black, white, gray and maroon], mascot [Panthers], and many other aspects were planned by a council of students representing Chattahoochee and Greensboro High School. The 2007-2008 school term marked the beginning of an era at our new site which is located at 200 Providence Road, on the corner directly across the street from the former Greensboro High School, currently Greensboro Elementary School.


                                  * African Americans                296 Students                   60%

                                  * White                                         38 Students                     8%

                                  * Hispanic                                  153 Students                   31%

                                  * Multiracial                                   6 Students                     1%

Free/Reduce Lunch  80%.......................................................... 





07:40                                         FIRST BELL

07:45 – 8:35                             FIRST PERIOD

08:40– 9:30                              SECOND PERIOD

09:35 – 10:25                           THIRD PERIOD

10:30 – 11:20                           FOURTH PERIOD

11:20 – 11:50                           MIDDLE SCHOOL LUNCH

12:00 – 12:30                           MIDDLE SCHOOL FIFITH PERIOD

11:25 - 12:45                            HIGH SCHOOL  FIFTH PERIOD

12:15 – 12:45                           HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH

12:50 – 1:40                             SIXTH PERIOD

1:45 –   2:35                             SEVENTH PERIOD






Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Challenges


We envision West Gadsden High School as being an example of notable excellence in student achievement.  We see our students as "scholars" - highly motivated and having numerous opportunities.  We envision the faculty, staff, administration, students, home and community actively working together as a unified force to accomplish our mission and to make our vision a reality.



"Back to the Basics Assuring the Essentials

While Expanding the Possibilities"


Vision and Beliefs