Westwood High School



Westwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westwood 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
9 131
10 130
11 82
12 86

Westwood High School is a public high school of the Westwood Independent School District located in Palestine, TX. It has 429 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westwood High School is the 870th largest public high school in Texas and the 11,808th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.41

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Westwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 222
(52%)
340
(51%)
 Female 207
(48%)
330
(49%)

Westwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 262
(61%)
404
(60%)
 Black 81
(19%)
127
(19%)
 Hispanic 61
(14%)
100
(15%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
30
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Westwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 221
(52%)
320
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(38%)
283
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(10%)
67
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westwood High School is ranked 894th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Westwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 522
2006 505
2007 482
2008 481
2009 463
2010 453
2011 449
2012 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.3
2007 13
2008 11.9
2009 11.7
2010 11.4
2011 11.6
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28735632183908
2006 0.39009900990099
2007 0.40248962655602
2008 0.36798336798337
2009 0.45788336933045
2010 0.43046357615894
2011 0.47884187082405
2012 0.48484848484848

Compare Westwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.5%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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Westwood High School
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Public 09 - 12 429 11.5:1  
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