Westwood Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,561 students in Westwood Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Westwood Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Westwood Independent School District are Westwood High School, Westwood J High School and Westwood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Westwood Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Westwood Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Westwood Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
4 Schools
8,949 Schools
# Students
1,561 Students
5,396,088 Students
# Teachers
123 Teachers
355,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Westwood Independent School District, which is ranked #980 of all 1,199 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#993 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westwood Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westwood Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westwood Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westwood Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.64
# American Indian Students
12 Students
20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
235,497 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
411 Students
2,825,284 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
52%
# Black Students
275 Students
679,951 Students
% Black Students
18%
13%
# White Students
801 Students
1,504,261 Students
% White Students
51%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,027 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
122,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
75
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
112
371,386
# Students in 1st Grade:
125
388,423
# Students in 2nd Grade:
122
394,203
# Students in 3rd Grade:
119
409,772
# Students in 4th Grade:
128
413,303
# Students in 5th Grade:
94
413,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
119
402,103
# Students in 7th Grade:
121
402,169
# Students in 8th Grade:
121
398,308
# Students in 9th Grade:
123
433,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
116
397,433
# Students in 11th Grade:
91
371,955
# Students in 12th Grade:
95
345,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,291 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,528. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,645 is less than the state median of $12,308. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westwood Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$15 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Westwood Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,291
$12,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westwood Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,645
$12,308
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westwood Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Westwood Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westwood High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1773
Grades: 9-12
| 425 students
Rank: #22.
Westwood J High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Panther Blvd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 723-0423
Grades: 7-8
| 242 students
Rank: #33.
Westwood Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2305 Salt Works Rd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1771
Grades: 3-6
| 460 students
Westwood Primary
1701 W Point Tap Rd
Palestine, TX 75802
(903) 729-1787
Grades: PK-2
| 434 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,561 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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