Weslaco High School

Weslaco High School serves 2,452 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Weslaco High School operates within the Weslaco Independent School District.
Weslaco Independent School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2452 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 154 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 2,452 students
Weslaco High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Weslaco High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 154 teachers
Weslaco High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Weslaco High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Weslaco High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
98%
52%
Weslaco High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
2%
29%
Weslaco High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.04 0.63
Weslaco High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
82%
53%
Weslaco High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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 (2001-2011)

District Comparison

Weslaco Independent School District's student population of 17,728 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,192 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Weslaco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 17,728 744
Weslaco Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 83%
Weslaco Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $176 MM n/a
Weslaco Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $183 MM n/a
Weslaco Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,192 n/a
Weslaco Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,615 n/a
Weslaco Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Horton Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beatriz G Garza Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Quest Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EdinburgIdea Quest AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 700 students
    0.4 miles
    14001 North Rooth Rd
    EdinburgTX 78541
    (956)287-1003
    0.4KG-5700
  • WeslacoBeatriz G Garza Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1092 students
    1 miles
    1111 West Sugar Cane Dr
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6774
    16-81092
  • WeslacoHorton Disciplinary Alternative Education ProgramAlternative School
    Grades: 6-11 | 72 students
    1 miles
    104 South Garza
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6916
    16-1172
  • WeslacoCleckler/heald Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 876 students
    1.1 miles
    1601 West Sugarcane
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-6888
    1.1PK-5876
  • WeslacoHidalgo County Boot Camp High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 35 students
    1.1 miles
    1711 North Bridge
    WeslacoTX 78596
    (956)969-4908
    1.17-1235

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