Western Hills High School

  • Western Hills High School serves 1,236 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% 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 1236 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,236 students
Western Hills High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Western Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Western Hills High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWestern Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Western Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Western Hills High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
38%
52%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
21%
13%
Western Hills High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
29%
Western Hills High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Western Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestern Hills 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.
0.680.63
Western Hills 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.
43%
52%
Western Hills 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.
3%
6%
Western Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fort Worth Independent School District's student population of 85,713 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 $10,023 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 $10,845 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameFort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
3
Number of Students Managed85,713825
Fort Worth Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate65%83%
Fort Worth Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$837 MM$9 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$906 MM$10 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,023$12,250
Fort Worth Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,845$12,682
Fort Worth 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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5  10/1/2011
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