Westside High School

14201 Briar Forest, Houston, Tx, 77077 Get directions ->
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Westside High School is located at 14201 BRIAR FOREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77077. The school is part of HOUSTON ISD.

To contact the school, call (281) 920-8000.
Teachers
Westside High School employs 167 teachers, who have been with the school an average of 8 years. The teachers average 11 years of experience in teaching. The school currently has 2,864 students with a student to teacher ratio of 17.10 S/T. The special education division has 6 teachers assisting it. Westside High School also employs 12 education aids.

School Summary

Public School
Grade Span
09-12
Enrollment
2868
Is Charter
No
Principal
MS KERI WITTPENN
Address
14201 BRIAR FOREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77077
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School District
Phone
(281) 920-8000
County
School boundary map anomalies in street representation can and do occur, please contact the school directly using the number listed above.

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Texas edu board’s ratings
Scaled Score
Student Achievement 81
Student Progress 84
Closing Performance Gaps 78
Overall 82

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Westside High School Student / Staff Statistics

Student Statistics

Racial/Ethnic Group
Racial/Ethnic Group Number Percent
African American 851 29.71%
Hispanic 1,287 44.94%
White 462 16.13%
Asian 201 7.02%
Native American 9 0.31%
Two or More Races 47 1.64%
Total Students 2,864 100.00%
Eco Disadvantaged 1,729 60.37%
Limited English Proficiency 369 12.88%
Program/Count/Percent
Program Count Percent
Bilingual 354 12.36%
Gifted & Talented 750 26.19%
Special Education 171 5.97%
Teacher Student Ratio 17.10 S/T

Staff Statistics

By Experince
By Experince Count Percent
Over 30 years 6 3.47%
20 - 30 years 20 12.04%
10 - 20 years 51 30.30%
6 - 10 years 38 22.69%
1- 5 years 46 27.37%
Beginning Teacher 7 4.19%
Teacher Experience Average 11.40 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 8.20 yrs
Teacher Type Number Percent
Total Teachers 167 100%
Female Teachers 96 57.19 %
Male Teachers 72 42.87 %
School Admin 3
School Support 14
Edu Aids 12
Special Education 6

Westside High School 2019 STAAR Statistics

STAAR Statistics
Group All Subjects Read Math Science Soc Studies Writing
ALL 82% 79% 69% 89% 93% .%
African American 78% 76% 59% 88% 90% .%
Hispanic 81% 76% 68% 88% 93% .%
White 88% 87% 82% 92% 93% .%
Asian 93% 91% 93% 96% 97% .%
Two or More Races .% .% .% .% .% .%
Economically Disadvantaged 78% 73% 65% 86% 91% .%
Male Students 80% 76% 66% 89% 91% .%
Female Students 84% 82% 72% 90% 94% .%
Special Education 59% 54% 45% 71% 72% .%
Limited English Proficiency 53% 41% 48% 70% 70% .%

Class of 2018 Graduates

Standardized Test

Class Graduate
Group %
Tested
SAT
Avg
ACT
Avg
Abv
Criteria
ALL 100 1040 22.9 42.2
African American 96.2 972 20.2 27.4
Hispanic 100 1017 23.3 38.6
White 100 1124 24 58.8
Asian 97.6 1212 25.8 77.5
Two or More Races 100 1147 . 66.7
Male Students 97.1 1038 23.9 45.5
Female Students 100 1042 22.4 39.3
Special Education n/a n/a n/a n/a
Eco Disadvantaged n/a n/a n/a n/a

Graduation

Class Graduate
Group Read
Ready
Math
Ready
Both
Ready
Graduated GED Cont. Dropout
ALL 71.5 58.3 51.6 91.5 0.3 2.4 5.8
African American 60.8 45.2 37.1 90.6 0.5 2 6.9
Hispanic 68.2 53.3 45.6 89.8 n/a 3.2 7
White 85.9 78.1 73.4 94.8 0.7 1.5 3
Asian 92.7 82.9 82.9 100 n/a n/a n/a
Two or More Races 100 83.3 83.3 85.7 n/a 14.3 n/a
Male Students 65.3 57.5 50 89.7 0.3 2.6 7.3
Female Students 77.5 59.2 53.2 93.4 0.3 2.1 4.2
Special Education 25 40 20 59.4 3.1 18.8 18.8
Eco Disadvantaged 65.7 50.3 42.5 84.4 0.5 5.2 9.9

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“Westside High School is an amazing school with all the support you need. My daughter graduated from it and my son is currently enrolled at it. Our experience have been wonderful and WE recommend it to everyone who is thinking in moving to the area. ”

Reviewed on 03/24/2019
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