Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

West ISD: B

Total students

436

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

West ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.1 %

West ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

West High School is a high school in West, TX, in the West ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 436 students. 38.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

In the Class of 2019, 96.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.4% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at West High School was 1083 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.3.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $63,204, which is $6,113 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.westisd.net

Address

1008 Jerry Mashek Dr
West, TX 76691-1198

Office phone number

(254) 981-2050

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in West High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

436

African American

10 (2.3%)

West ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

72 (16.5%)

West ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

West ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

345 (79.1%)

West ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

8 (1.8%)

West ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

16.5%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

79.1%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

38.8 %

West ISD: 44.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

32.1 %

West ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.1 %

West ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

38.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

32.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2.1 %

West ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

97.5 %

West ISD: 41.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.3 %

West ISD: 5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.3 %

West ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

2.1%

Career and technical

97.5%

Gifted and talented

5.3%

Special education

7.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

West ISD: B

Student achievement

A

West ISD: B

School progress

C

West ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

West ISD: C

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

96.1 %

West ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

West ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

95.3 %

West ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

95.3%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.4 %

West ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.5 %

West ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

3 %

West ISD: 3%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

3.3 %

West ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

3.1 %

West ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 %

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

66.7 %

West ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

Masked

West ISD: Masked

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

60 %

West ISD: 60%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

West ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1083

West ISD: 1083

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.3

West ISD: 22.3

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

74 %

West ISD: 74%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

54.2 %

West ISD: 54.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

44.8 %

West ISD: 44.8%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

74.0%

Math

54.2%

Reading + Math

44.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

33.9

African American

0.7 (2%)

West ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

West ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

33.3 (98%)

West ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

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%)

West ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

23.4 (68.9%)

West ISD: 72.6%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

10.6 (31.1%)

West ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

West ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.8

West ISD: 13.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12 years

West ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$63,204

West ISD: $55,686

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,269

West ISD: $47,631

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,701

West ISD: $50,133

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$48,237

West ISD: $52,159

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,300

West ISD: $55,581

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$81,049

West ISD: $72,665

Statewide: $65,449

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