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Westchester Academy for International Studies
  • Public, Charter
  • Houston, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Westchester Academy for International Studies is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Houston, TX. It has 1,014 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Westchester Academy for International Studies Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1150
219 responses
Average ACT
25
58 responses
AP Enrollment
48%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$126,540
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,746
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$574,767
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 40 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 150 responses
  • International festival
    18%
  • Talent Show
    13%
  • International Investigations Week
    12%
  • Theatre Shows
    12%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Powderpuff games
    10%
  • Going to IHOP after events
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,014
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,075
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 45 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 45 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 45 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,541 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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