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Westside High School — Houston ISD
2016-2017

Westside High School

  • High school in Houston ISD
  • Houston, TX
  • 9th grade – 12th grade

Total students

2,920

Students per teacher

19.4

Houston ISD: 18.7

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

9.6 years

Houston ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

93.1 %

Houston ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 89.1%

Westside High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Houston ISD school district. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 2,920 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 61% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher’s salary was $54,182, which is $1,657 more than the state average.
The average SAT score at Westside High School was 1362.
The average ACT score was 22.0.
In the Class of 2016, 93.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.
The dropout rate was 1.5%.

Contact information

Website

www.houstonisd.org

Address

14201 Briar Forest
Houston, TX 77077-1806

Office phone number

(281) 920-8000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Westside High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,920

African American

919 (31.5%)

Houston ISD: 23.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

7 (0.2%)

Houston ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

209 (7.2%)

Houston ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

1,164 (39.9%)

Houston ISD: 62.1%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

5 (0.2%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

568 (19.5%)

Houston ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

48 (1.6%)

Houston ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

31.5%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

7.2%

Hispanic

39.9%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

19.5%

Two or more races

1.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as “economically disadvantaged” if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

61 %

Houston ISD: 67.5%

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

52.5 %

Houston ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

8.2 %

Houston ISD: 31.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

61.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

52.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

8.1 %

Houston ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

76.2 %

Houston ISD: 19%

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

22 %

Houston ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

6.5 %

Houston ISD: 7%

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

8.1%

Career and technical

76.2%

Gifted and talented

22.0%

Special education

6.5%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2017 Accountability Manual .

Accountability rating

Met standard

Houston ISD: Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2012-2013 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. ( Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined .)

All students

93.1 %

Houston ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

93 %

Houston ISD: 78.8%

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

Masked

Houston ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

97.7 %

Houston ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

91 %

Houston ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 76.2%

Statewide: 88%

White

94.6 %

Houston ISD: 81.2%

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

100 %

Houston ISD: 78.9%

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

93.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

97.7%

Hispanic

91.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.6%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.5 %

Houston ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

0 %

Houston ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

1.7 %

Houston ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

1.3 %

Houston ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1.2 %

Houston ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

16.7 %

Houston ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 2.6%

White

1.6 %

Houston ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

1.9 %

Houston ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 1.5%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

40.4 %

Houston ISD: 36.8%

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

30.6 %

Houston ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

Masked

Houston ISD: 30.6%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

65.2 %

Houston ISD: 73.1%

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

36.2 %

Houston ISD: 35.7%

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 40.5%

Statewide: 25.1%

White

53.8 %

Houston ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

50 %

Houston ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 29%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

48.3 %

Houston ISD: 37.2%

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

26.6 %

Houston ISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

58.6 %

Houston ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

50.3 %

Houston ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Houston ISD: 40%

Statewide: 48%

White

58.3 %

Houston ISD: 67%

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

70 %

Houston ISD: 56.2%

Statewide: 60.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2016, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1362

Houston ISD: 1251

Statewide: 1375

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.0

Houston ISD: 21.1

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2016.

English

59.2 %

Houston ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

53.2 %

Houston ISD: 33.8%

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

48.4 %

Houston ISD: 29.9%

Statewide: 38.7%

English

59.2%

Math

53.2%

English + Math

48.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) .

Total teacher FTEs

150.8

African American

31.4 (20.8%)

Houston ISD: 36.2%

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Houston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (5.3%)

Houston ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

19 (12.6%)

Houston ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.7%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

87.5 (58%)

Houston ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

3 (2%)

Houston ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent .

No degree

17.8 (11.8%)

Houston ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor’s

94.2 (62.4%)

Houston ISD: 67.1%

Statewide: 74.5%

Master’s

36.8 (24.4%)

Houston ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

2 (1.3%)

Houston ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2016-2017.

Students per teacher

19.4

Houston ISD: 18.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2016-2017 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.6 years

Houston ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,182

Houston ISD: $53,471

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$51,671

Houston ISD: $50,541

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$50,548

Houston ISD: $50,294

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$54,147

Houston ISD: $51,777

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$56,090

Houston ISD: $53,872

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$64,641

Houston ISD: $63,191

Statewide: $60,913

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