Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet

  • Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet serves 675 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet's student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet is ranked within the top 30% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet is 0.73, which is more than 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#1837 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
30%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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