Westwood Junior High School

1801 Panther Blvd, Palestine, TX 75801 | (903) 723-0423
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 245
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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 Ronnie Shepperd
  • Fax: (903) 723-6765
  • Website: www.westwoodisd.net
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: 245
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 115 (46.9%)
  • Females: 130 (53.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (9.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 100 (40.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 122 (49.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westwood Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black5020.4%
Asian31.2%
Hispanic2811.4%
White16466.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westwood Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade13253.9%
8th Grade11346.1%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.4
District:
12.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
17.6%
District:
26.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
8.4%
District:
10.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
29.5%
District:
30.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
27.2%
District:
24.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,915
District:
$39,776
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$30,247
District:
$30,352
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$32,374
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,022
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,887
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,906
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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