Westwood High School

1820 Panther Blvd, Palestine, TX 75801 | (903) 729-1773
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 463
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 260, Palestine, TX 75802
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Clint Mcclain
  • Fax: (903) 723-8695
  • Website: www.westwoodisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 463
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 237 (51.2%)
  • Females: 226 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 55 (11.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 157 (33.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 212 (45.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westwood High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.9%
Black8718.8%
Asian61.3%
Hispanic5912.7%
White30766.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westwood High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade13328.7%
10th Grade13729.6%
11th Grade10422.5%
12th Grade8919.2%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
60.0%
District:
60.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
66.0%
District:
38.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.6%
District:
86.6%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
11.8%
District:
11.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.4
District:
12.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
28.7%
District:
26.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
7.6%
District:
10.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
20.1%
District:
30.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
36.3%
District:
24.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$62,324
District:
$58,381
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$40,961
District:
$39,776
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$30,050
District:
$30,352
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$31,827
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,189
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,945
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,526
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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2 reviews for Westwood High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on December 10, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My children are gettting a great education at Westwood and the counselor is very on top of helping students get into college or whatever they want to do. I am glad we chose westwood over palestine high.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 11, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think this is a great school. Palestine city tries to put Westwood in its shadow but this school has good academics with only a few grey areas. I love the teachers and staff. My son loves the school. It is a large school but you still fell like a family.

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