Western Hills High School

Western Hills High School serves 1,335 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Western Hills High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1335 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,335 students
Western Hills High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Western Hills High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Western Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Western Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Western Hills High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
35%
51%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
22%
13%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
39%
30%
Western Hills High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Western Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Western Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.41
Western Hills High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
53%
Western Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Western Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,283 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,710 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,504 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
146
3
Number of Students Managed 84,283 822
Fort Worth Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 80%
Fort Worth Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $833 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,710 $11,947
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,504 $12,666
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Willoughby House (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Willoughby House (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willoughby House (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort WorthWilloughby House
    Alternative School
    8100 Elizabeth Ln
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)814-2952
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9 | 2 students                      
  • Fort WorthWaverly Park Elementary School
    3604 Cimarron Tr
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-6700
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 795 students                      
  • Fort WorthLuella Merrett Elementary School
    7325 Kermit Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-6600
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 629 students                      
  • Fort WorthApplied Learning Academy
    7060 Camp Bowie
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-5500
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 344 students                      
  • Fort WorthInt'l Newcomer Academy
    Alternative School
    7060 Camp Bowie
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-5600
    Alternative School

    1 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 314 students                      

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