Weslaco East High School



Weslaco East High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weslaco East 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
9 715
10 533
11 474
12 398

Weslaco East High School is a public high school of the Weslaco Independent School District located in Weslaco, TX. It has 2,120 students in grades 8th through 12th. Weslaco East High School is the 210th largest public high school in Texas and the 1,187th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,120
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 130.51

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Weslaco East High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,096
(52%)
2,424
(49%)
 Male 1,024
(48%)
2,480
(51%)

Weslaco East High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,093
(99%)
4,794
(98%)
 White 21
(1%)
88
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Weslaco East High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,896
(89%)
4,237
(86%)
 Not Eligible 222
(10%)
663
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Weslaco East High School is ranked 42nd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Weslaco East High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Weslaco East High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1685
2006 1780
2007 1806
2008 1872
2009 1982
2010 2133
2011 2067
2012 2120

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.5
2007 14.6
2008 14.7
2009 15.2
2010 16.4
2011 16.1
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66943620178042
2006 0.63539325842697
2007 0.58859357696567
2008 0.42735042735043
2009 0.27346115035318
2010 0.14908579465541
2011 0.025157232704403
2012 0.89528301886792

Compare Weslaco East High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 89.5%
 

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Public 08 - 12 2,120 16.2:1  
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