Westside High School

14201 Briar Forest, Houston, TX 77077 | (281) 920-8000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,960
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Paul D Castro
  • Fax: (281) 920-8059
  • Website: www.houstonisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,960
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 162.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,465 (49.5%)
  • Females: 1,495 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 299 (10.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 714 (24.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,013 (34.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westside High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.3%
Black99233.5%
Asian2378.0%
Hispanic97532.9%
White74725.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westside High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade84228.4%
10th Grade81227.4%
11th Grade71724.2%
12th Grade58919.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
70.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
70.0%
District:
40.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
84.7%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
10.3%
District:
15.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.6
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
37.2%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
22.1%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
15.5%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
17.1%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$81,321
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$51,596
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,375
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,467
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,997
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,276
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$64,078
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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