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Westwood High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,731
Best High School in Texas
#53
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District ROUND ROCK ISD
Type Public
 Phone (512)464-4000
 Location 12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR
AUSTIN, TX 78750
Charter School No

Westwood 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 53rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Westwood High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White46.6%1,274
Black3.3%91
Hispanic16.3%445
Asian Pacific28.7%784
Native American Indian0.6%16
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races4.3%118

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 3.8%

9.3% 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, WESTWOOD H S students are largely wealthy and rank 44th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman736
Sophomore688
Junior680
Senior627
Total2,731

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 103rd in Texas

Students at Westwood High School scored an average 88% 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 9.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*94%
Boys85% to 89%*87%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*96%
Black60% to 79%*65% to 69%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% to 89%*
White90% to 94%*94%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*35% to 39%*
Limited English70% to 79%*55% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1231

The average SAT score for Westwood High School students in 2015 was 1231.

College Admission Test Participation

4 out of 10

Rank: 547th in Texas

456 out of 1,307 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (35%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the Texas median rate of 37% and in the bottom 44% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 33rd in Texas

Westwood High School offers 23 AP courses. 43 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Westwood High School had 975 taking AP exams with a 871 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 89% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 43% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 37%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

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%71
Boys3.8%52
Girls1.5%19
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%10
Boys0.6%8
Girls0.1%2

Location

Westwood High School
12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR
AUSTIN, TX
78750
(512)464-4000

10 out of 10 1

District

ROUND ROCK ISD
ROUND ROCK, TX