About West Port High School
West Port High School begins its 20th year of operation during the 2019-2020 school year. We are unique in that we are the home of the Marion County Center for the Arts, the only visual/performing arts magnet program in Marion County, the Biomedical Science magnet program, the Global Logistics program, and the Early College Program, a cooperative effort between the College of Central Florida and the Marion County School Board to provide enhanced learning opportunities for qualified high school students through the effective use of community college programs and resources. Our business partner is Ocala Health Medical Center and they support student and staff recognition and our Medical Arts Program.
We are situated in the southwest corner of Ocala. This area is rapidly growing as new developments are locating in southwest Marion County. Along with that new growth is the increase of families with children in high school. Presently we have a student population of 2600.
West Port High School encourages parental involvement and community support. School improvement and educational accountability are major goals for all who are committed to making West Port a major contributor to the welfare and development of our students.
West Port High School participates in and offers a variety of co-curricular, extra-curricular, and athletic activities within our program. WPHS, a member of the Florida High School Activities Association, offers and encourages our students to take part in a wide variety of seasonal athletic activities.
OUR VISION An innovative center of excellence inspiring student success.
OUR MISSION West Port High School cultivates success in a safe environment and positive school culture which is strengthened by rigorous academics, student and teacher relationships, and supports family/community involvement.
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