Welcome to West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies
The West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies is a new, state-of-the-art facility, located at the West Ashley High School campus, offering students from West Ashley High School, St. John's High School and Baptist Hill Middle-High School, opportunities to complete coursework in eleven College and Career Pathways. Our goal is to support students as they work to become CTE completers with industry recognized certifications that fulfill the State of South Carolina’s College and/or Career Readiness certification. We offer exciting and relevant courses in Automotive Technologies, Mechatronics, Welding, Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences, Sports Medicine, Media Technologies, Computer Service and Repair, Cybersecurity and Networking, and Civil and Aerospace Engineering. Our staff is dedicated to providing students with dynamic, “real-world” experiences to prepare them for post-secondary educational opportunities or to enter the work force with the skills to compete for high-paying job opportunities in today’s competitive job market.