Westbury High School

Westbury High School serves 2,215 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Westbury High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,215 students
Westbury High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Westbury High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westbury High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 20:1 14:1
Westbury High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
3%
Westbury High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
47%
50%
Westbury High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
41%
13%
Westbury High School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
31%
Westbury High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westbury High School Sch Ethnicity Westbury High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.61 0.41
Westbury High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
38%
44%
Westbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Westbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
4
Number of Students Managed 221,759 730
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 59% 80%
Houston Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Preparatory Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Johnston Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anderson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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    HoustonTX 77085
    (713)728-9330
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    5025 South Willow Dr
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)723-4699
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    1 mi | 778 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonParker Elementary School
    Magnet School
    10626 Atwell Dr
    HoustonTX 77096
    (713)726-3634
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    1.1 mi | 852 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonFoerster Elementary School
    14200 Fonmeadow Dr
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)726-3604
    1.2 mi | 704 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Houston, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Houston is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.