Westwood High School

  • Westwood High School serves 425 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westwood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Westwood High School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood High School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4373 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
52%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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