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WAHS Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet - Western Albemarle High

Home of the Warriors

General School Information

  • Grades Served: 9-12
  • Address: 5941 Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Crozet, VA 22932
  • Phone: 434-823-8700
  • Principal: Patrick McLaughlin, Interim

Enriching Student Experiences

With a strong tradition of excellence, Western Albemarle High School (WAHS) is a comprehensive high school offering students the opportunity to excel in academics as well as extracurricular activities.

School Quality Profile

For every school and school division in the Commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profiles provide detailed information about accreditation, assessments, enrollment, college and career readiness, finance, learning climate, teacher quality, and other topics of interest to parents and the general public.

Facility Information

Western Albemarle High School
  • Built in 1977
  • 197,904 square feet
  • 75.0 acre site

Feeder Pattern & Attendance Area

Public schools in Albemarle County are divided into three “feeder patterns” according to geographical area: Northern, Southern and Western. A feeder pattern consists of the elementary, middle and high schools through which students progress.

Western Albemarle is the final destination of all Western Feeder Pattern middle and elementary schools.

View attendance area maps for our district »

Administration

Patrick McLaughlin Patrick McLaughlin
Interim Principal
Tim Driver Tim Driver
Assistant Principal
William Schaffer William Schaffer
Assistant Principal
Teresa Tyler Teresa Tyler
Assistant Principal

Principal History

Patrick McLaughlin, Interim
2019-Present

Darah Bonham
2015-2019

John Werner
2013-2015

David Francis
2008-2013

Joseph Dyer
2006-2008

Anne Coughlin
1998-2006

Robert Cane
1996-1998

Bernard Hairston
1995-1996

Anne Coughlin
1990-1995

Carole Stevens
1988-1990

Frederick Morton
1984-1988

Lemuel Stephens
1980-1984

Charlie Armstrong
1977-1980

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