Overall Niche Grade
- College PrepB-
- Clubs & ActivitiesA-
- Health & SafetyA-
- Resources & FacilitiesA-
West High School is an above average, public, magnet school located in West, TX. It has 443 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 36 responsesReport
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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West High School Reviews
If West High School has taught me anything, it is that we are all capable of doing anything! I have attended West High all through out high school and it has brought a tremendous amount of lessons and memories. This school never failed to provide me with all the knowledge I have ever needed and more. I think that on of the best parts about this school is, in fact, the staff. They are always willing to help you out no matter if they had you in class or not. The counselors provide so much help to every student on campus! The principle and superintendent were at almost every after school activity and knew just about everyone. The atmosphere at school was my favorite part. Our whole student body got along and stuck together. I am so thankful for the bond that West High has allowed me to create with the people around me. I will never forget the school spirit, friendship and leadership that everyone had within them.
At West High, you are constantly bombarded with new and exciting challenges in every class. You are also surrounded by teachers who care about not just your grades, but you as an individual. The students at West are very friendly, social, and trustworthy; they are willing to listen to you about your problems and will help you get through tough times. On top of it all, West provides MANY club opportunities and sports groups to join! We have over eighty students in our band program alone, not to mention our Biomedical, Engineering, Aerospace, Agriculture, and Computer Science classes. Overall, I feel that West can provide for me academically, as well as make me proud of where I studied as a teenager.
WHS offers academic & extracurricular opportunities that are 2nd to none in our area. We are a STEM academy as well as a comprehensive high school, with a variety of electives to fit their interests. My student is very involved in the Project Lead the Way Engineering tract, and they have access to a STEM lab. West is leading the way in STEM education in our area. OurTSA recently sent multiple students to national competition and placed in the top 4 in three events. Athletics are second to none in facilities and our AD makes sure the programs are top notch. We have had state championships in baseball and softball. Our fine arts program is growing in music, art and theatre. West is the education destination for McLennan county and truly central Texas. The beautiful facility highlights the tremendous opportunities for our students. We have a principal and superintendent that are focused on top notch academics and ensuring that every student meets their full potential.