Westbury High School

  • Westbury High School serves 2,180 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than 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%.
  • Westbury High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
  • Houston Independent School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2180 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,180 students
Westbury High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Westbury High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Westbury High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Westbury High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 19:1 16:1
Westbury High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
4%
Westbury High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
56%
52%
Westbury High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
37%
13%
Westbury High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
29%
Westbury High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westbury High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Westbury High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.55 0.41
Westbury High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
66%
52%
Westbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Westbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Houston Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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