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Principal's Message

Mr. Peyton

Ray Peyton
High School Principal

Welcome to West Muskingum High School. We offer your child high quality choices in academic, athletic and artistic programs, delivered in an atmosphere of respect, equality and inclusiveness.


Several Advanced Placement courses are available for college credit, and college credit may also be earned in Business and Mathematics, with additional opportunities soon to be available in Communications, Art and Physical Education.  An optional digital program allows students to complete coursework at their own pace.  The Global Scholars Diploma option, in partnership with the Columbus Council on World Affairs, allows students to demonstrate global competency in chosen areas of interest.


West Muskingum offers an award-winning Agriculture Education program, robust visual and performing arts programs, and opportunities for students to participate in a variety of clubs as varied as Ski Club, Fishing Club and Archery, plus service opportunities in Key Club.


We offer 15 Varsity level sports as members of the Muskingum Valley League and the Ohio High School Athletic Association.


Our graduates are enrolled in various post-secondary institutions across Ohio and the nation, and include National Merit Scholars and Advanced Placement Scholars.


West Muskingum High School, Home of Scholars and Champions.


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