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School Details
Westside High School
14201 BRIAR FOREST, HOUSTON , 77077-1806 (map it)
Website:  Click to view
Accountability Rating:
Acceptable
Enrollment: 2996
Grade Span: 09 - 12
Is Charter: N
Principal:
MS MARGUERITE STEWART
School District:
HOUSTON ISD
Email:
fstewar2@houstonisd.org
Phone Number:
(281) 920-8000
Student Statistics
Ethnic Group Number Percent
African American 953 32.03%
Hispanic 1079 36.27%
White 697 23.43%
Asian 177 5.95%
Native American 6 0.20%
Two or More Races 60 2.02%
 
Total Students 2975 100.00%
Economically Disadvantaged 1384 46.52%
Limited English Proficiency 137 4.61%
 
Program Number Percent
Bilingual 127 4.27%
Gifted & Talented 562 18.89%
Special Education 242 8.13%
 
Teacher Student Ratio   19.12 S/T
Staff Statistics
Teacher's Experience Number Percent 
Over 20 years 25 16.31%
10 - 20 years 36 23.36%
6 - 10 years 35 22.49%
1- 5 years 49 31.76%
Beginning Teacher 9 6.08%
Teacher Experience Average 10.84 Yrs  
Teacher Tenure Average 7.70 yrs  
 
Teacher Type Number Percent
Total Teachers 156 100.00%
Female Teachers 82 52.70%
Male Teachers 74 47.30%
School Admin 3  
School Support 20
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 15
TAKS Statistics (Based on 2011 TAKS Data) TEA has replaced the TAKS with STAAR hence 2012 data is not available
Group Tested ELA Math Science Soc Studies Writing
ALL 73% 92% 78% 86% 97% *%
African American 65% 90% 69% 84% 97% *%
Hispanic 69% 90% 75% 82% 97% *%
White 85% 94% 88% 91% 97% *%
Asian 86% 96% 92% 94% 99% *%
Two or More Races 84% 97% 89% % >99% *%
Economically Disadvantaged 66% 89% 71% 81% 97% *%
Male Students 70% 89% 75% 86% 97% *%
Female Students 76% 95% 80% 86% 98% *%
Class of 2011 Graduates
Standardized Test Graduation
Group % Tested SAT Avg ACT Avg Abv Criteria   Read Ready Math Ready Both Ready Graduated GED Cont. Dropout
ALL 89.1% 992 21.6 29.5%   77% 72% 63% 91% 0.7% 2.8% 5.5%
African American 87.4% 924 19.8 16.8%   74% 61% 53% 90% 0.4% 2.3% 7.3%
Hispanic 73.9% 968 20.9 21.6%   74% 71% 58% 89% 0.5% 2.9% 7.6%
White ? 1092 24.3 50.6%   87% 87% 81% 92.7% 1.7% 3.9% 1.7%
Asian ? 1036 23.2 39.2%   77% 84% 72% 97.9% 0% 2.1% 0%
Two or More Races 83.3% 942 -1 20%   60% 40% 20% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Male Students 83.3% 1013 22.8 36%   74% 75% 63% 89% 1.2% 4.4% 5.5%
Female Students 94.3% 975 20.8 24.4%   80% 70% 63% 92.9% 0.3% 1.4% 5.5%
Special Education n/a n/a n/a n/a   25% 13% <1% 76.2% 0% 11.9% 11.9%
Eco Disadvantaged n/a n/a n/a n/a   71% 68% 56% 92.5% 0.6% 1.4% 5.5%
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