West High School, Akron, Ohio

West High School

The spacious West High included a 1,200-seat two-level assembly room, a walled rooftop garden, and a modern gymnasium with running track. West graduated its largest class in 1931 — 125 students in January and 221 in June. Its final graduating class in June 1953 had only 136 members. Eventually,  West became a junior high school which it remained until 1980 when the school board voted to close the school.

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