Accountability rating

Met standard

Richardson ISD: B

Total students

675

Avg. teacher experience

10.1 years

Richardson ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Richardson ISD: 89.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet School is a middle school or junior high school in Dallas, TX, in the Richardson ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 675 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 40.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,061, which is $1,727 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.richardson.k12.tx.us/administration/sch

Address

7630 Arapaho Rd
Dallas, TX 75248-4107

Office phone number

(469) 593-3600

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

675

African American

131 (19.4%)

Richardson ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Richardson ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

62 (9.2%)

Richardson ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

252 (37.3%)

Richardson ISD: 38%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

199 (29.5%)

Richardson ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

28 (4.1%)

Richardson ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

19.4%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

9.2%

Hispanic

37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

29.5%

Two or more races

4.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

40.4 %

Richardson ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

51.4 %

Richardson ISD: 55%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

13.2 %

Richardson ISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

40.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

51.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

13.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

13.2 %

Richardson ISD: 25.5%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

42.8 %

Richardson ISD: 26.2%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

27.1 %

Richardson ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

10.4 %

Richardson ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

13.2%

Career and technical

42.8%

Gifted and talented

27.1%

Special education

10.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Richardson ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Richardson ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Richardson ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Richardson ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

49.7

African American

3 (6%)

Richardson ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (4%)

Richardson ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

6.2 (12.5%)

Richardson ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

38.5 (77.4%)

Richardson ISD: 72.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

38.7 (77.8%)

Richardson ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

11 (22.2%)

Richardson ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.6

Richardson ISD: 14.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.1 years

Richardson ISD: 9.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$55,061

Richardson ISD: $55,448

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$50,480

Richardson ISD: $51,057

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$52,891

Richardson ISD: $53,122

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$54,601

Richardson ISD: $55,186

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$57,220

Richardson ISD: $57,367

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$59,866

Richardson ISD: $62,432

Statewide: $61,428

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