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
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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
Hispanic
97%
51%
White
3%
30%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,936 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Weslaco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 17,936 822
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
District Total Revenue $164 MM $9 MM
District Spending $186 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,886 $11,947
District Spending / Student $11,178 $12,666
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EdinburgIdea Quest Academy
    Charter School
    14001 North Rooth Rd
    EdinburgTX 78541
    (956)287-1003
    Charter School

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

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

    1.1 mi | 31 students | Gr. 7-11                      

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