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Westlake High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,541
Best High School in Texas
#47
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District EANES ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)732-9280
 Location 4100 WESTBANK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78746
Charter School No

Westlake High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 47th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Westlake High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.4%1,763
Black1.2%31
Hispanic14.4%365
Asian Pacific10.3%262
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races4.4%113

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 0.7%

2.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, WESTLAKE H S students are largely wealthy and rank 7th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman657
Sophomore673
Junior610
Senior601
Total2,541

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 10th in Texas

Students at Westlake High School scored an average 96% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.6% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*98%
Boys90% to 94%*95%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*50% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*95% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*90% or more*
White95% or more*96%
With Disabilites80% to 89%*70% to 74%*
Limited English50% or more*60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1210

The average SAT score for Westlake High School students in 2015 was 1210.

College Admission Test Participation

1 out of 10

Rank: 1041st in Texas

0 out of 1,211 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (0%). College admission testing participation is well below the Texas median rate of 33% and in the bottom 17% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 12th in Texas

Westlake High School offers 29 AP courses. 60 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Westlake High School had 1,512 taking AP exams with a 1,516 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 100% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 60% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 52%
AP Courses Offered 29

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate88%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate90%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate87%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.7%69
Boys4.5%60
Girls0.7%9
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%19
Boys1.1%15
Girls0.3%4

Location

Westlake High School
4100 WESTBANK DR
AUSTIN, TX
78746
(512)732-9280

10 out of 10 1

District

EANES ISD
AUSTIN, TX