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Westwood High School
  • Public
  • PALESTINE, TX

Report Card

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

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Westwood High School is an above average, public school located in PALESTINE, TX. It has 441 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

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1820 PANTHER BLVD
PALESTINE, TX 75803
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
42%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1170
31 responses
Average ACT
26
12 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$37,868
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$774
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$99,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 20 responses
  • Bonfire, blacklight pep rally
    35%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Meet you at the pole (FCA & student body)
    15%
  • Band Karaoke Night
    5%
  • Cabaret
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • IB ball
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
441
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$40,500
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.2%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,410 / year
National
$12,239
62%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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