Weslaco High School

1005 West Pk Ave

Weslaco, TX 78596-4699

Grades: 8-12

2,527 students

Weslaco High School serves 2,527 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Weslaco High School operates within the Weslaco Independent School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2527 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 2,527 students
Weslaco High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Weslaco High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Weslaco High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 18:1 14:1
Weslaco High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
97%
51%
Weslaco High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
3%
30%
Weslaco High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Weslaco 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.
0.06 0.41
Weslaco 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.
84%
53%
Weslaco 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.
n/a
7%
Weslaco High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,936 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,886 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,178 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Weslaco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 17,936 822
Weslaco Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
Weslaco Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $164 MM $9 MM
Weslaco Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $186 MM $9 MM
Weslaco Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,886 $11,947
Weslaco Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,178 $12,666
Weslaco 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 Horton Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horton Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Quest Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • EdinburgIdea Quest Academy
    Charter School
    14001 North Rooth Rd
    EdinburgTX 78541
    (956)287-1003
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 704 students                      
  • WeslacoHorton Disciplinary Alternative Education Program
    Alternative School
    104 South Garza
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6916
    Alternative School

    1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 67 students                      
  • WeslacoBeatriz G Garza Middle School
    1111 West Sugar Cane Dr
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6774
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1078 students                      
  • WeslacoCleckler/heald Elementary School
    1601 West Sugarcane
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6888
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 970 students                      
  • WeslacoHidalgo County Boot Camp
    Alternative School
    1711 North Bridge
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-4908
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-11 | 31 students                      

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