Western Hills High School

Western Hills High School serves 1,357 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Western Hills High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
Fort Worth Independent School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1357 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,357 students
Western Hills High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Western Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Western Hills High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
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 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Western Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Western Hills High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
36%
52%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
20%
13%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
40%
29%
Western Hills High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Western Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.68 0.63
Western Hills 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.
44%
53%
Western Hills 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.
3%
7%
Western Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fort Worth Independent School District's student population of 84,588 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has increased from 59% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,435 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
148
3
Number of Students Managed 84,588 747
Fort Worth Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 83%
Fort Worth Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $837 MM n/a
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $906 MM n/a
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,435 n/a
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,290 n/a
Fort Worth 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 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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    0.4 miles
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    (817)814-2952
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    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
    0.6 miles
    3604 Cimarron Tr
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-6700
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    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    0.7 miles
    7325 Kermit Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-6600
    0.7PK-5643
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    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    1 miles
    7060 Camp Bowie
    Fort WorthTX 76116
    (817)815-5500
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    Grades: 6-9 | 379 students
    1 miles
    7060 Camp Bowie
    Fort WorthTX 76116
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