Weslaco High School



Weslaco High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weslaco 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
9 855
10 609
11 588
12 475

Weslaco High School is a public high school of the Weslaco Independent School District located in Weslaco, TX. It has 2,527 students in grades 8th through 12th. Weslaco High School is the 112th largest public high school in Texas and the 565th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 140.55

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Weslaco High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,279
(51%)
2,480
(51%)
 Female 1,248
(49%)
2,424
(49%)

Weslaco High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,449
(97%)
4,794
(98%)
 White 66
(3%)
88
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Weslaco High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,131
(84%)
4,237
(86%)
 Not Eligible 394
(16%)
663
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Weslaco High School is ranked 27th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Weslaco High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2192
2006 2299
2007 2425
2008 2509
2009 2477
2010 2582
2011 2438
2012 2527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.7
2007 16
2008 16.4
2009 16.4
2010 17.1
2011 16.3
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65921532846715
2006 0.6394084384515
2007 0.57731958762887
2008 0.41570346751694
2009 0.26402906742027
2010 0.14446165762974
2011 0.027891714520098
2012 0.84408389394539

Compare Weslaco High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 84.4%
 

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