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Westlake High School
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  • Public
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

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

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Westlake High School is a top rated, public school located in AUSTIN, TX. It has 2,827 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Westlake High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1350
1,024 responses
Average ACT
30
595 responses
AP Enrollment
69%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$85,043
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,422
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$368,000
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 120 responses
  • Football Games
    18%
  • Game Days/spirit days
    18%
  • Homecoming pep rally
    18%
  • Choir Musical
    12%
  • Graduation ceremony
    9%
  • Band concerts
    7%
  • Theatre shows
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,827
Free or Reduced Lunch
4%
98%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,587
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.9%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 70 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 70 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$24,109 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 76 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 76 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 76 responses

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