Westover Park Junior High School

  • Westover Park Junior High School serves 932 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westover Park Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Westover Park Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Westover Park Junior High School's student population of 932 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students932 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westover Park Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westover Park Junior High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1509 out of 7953 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
65%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westover Park Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.500.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanyon ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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