Weslaco High School

  • Weslaco High School serves 2,454 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TX average of 15:1.
  • 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 2454 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,454 students
Weslaco High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Weslaco High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers159 teachers
Weslaco High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWeslaco High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Weslaco High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
98%
52%
Weslaco High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
29%
Weslaco High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWeslaco High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.040.63
Weslaco High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
67%
52%
Weslaco High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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
6%
Weslaco High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • Weslaco Independent School District's student population of 17,409 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 $9,819 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,226 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameWeslaco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed17,409825
Weslaco Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%83%
Weslaco Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$176 MM$9 MM
Weslaco Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$183 MM$10 MM
Weslaco Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,819$12,250
Weslaco Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,226$12,682
Weslaco Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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