Westside High School



Westside High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 910
10 724
11 715
12 604

Westside High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 2,953 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westside High School is the 70th largest public high school in Texas and the 289th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,953
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 149.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 289th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 70th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,993rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 158th out of 2,121

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Westside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,540
(52%)
28,902
(50%)
 Male 1,413
(48%)
29,211
(50%)

Westside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,134
(38%)
33,696
(58%)
 Black 954
(32%)
14,140
(24%)
 White 590
(20%)
6,833
(12%)
 Asian 214
(7%)
2,597
(4%)
 Two or More 48
(2%)
554
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
202
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
91
(0%)

Westside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,631
(55%)
39,976
(69%)
 Not Eligible 1,322
(45%)
18,137
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westside High School is ranked 103rd out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westside High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3047
2006 2829
2007 2943
2008 2950
2009 2960
2010 3143
2011 2996
2012 2736
2013 2753
2014 2748
2015 2953

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 18.3
2007 19.2
2008 19
2009 18.2
2010 19.5
2011 19.3
2012 17.2
2013 18.4
2014 18.7
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42599277978339
2006 0.33828207847296
2007 0.34930343187224
2008 0.38508474576271
2009 0.34222972972973
2010 0.33630289532294
2011 0.31108144192256
2012 0.48501461988304
2013 0.53178350889938
2014 0.54075691411936
2015 0.55231967490687

Compare Westside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 55.2%
 

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