Westwood named No.10 on Niche 'Best Public High Schools in Texas' list

Westwood High School has been named No. 10 on the Niche Best Public High Schools in Texas list for 2017.

Among Niche ratings, Westwood was ranked No. 6 in its 2017 College Readiness ranking in Texas, No. 10 in its 2017 Best High Schools for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Texas and No. 10 in its 2017 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

“We are proud to be recognized by Niche as one of the top schools in Texas,” Westwood Principal Mario Acosta said. “Our students, staff and community work extremely hard each day to support each other and grow in our mission to provide outstanding educational experiences for all students.”

Niche recognizes schools based on a variety of data compiled from the United States Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics and the Civil Rights Data Collection, which compiles information on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programme offerings.

“The Westwood students, staff and community have consistently proven its commitment to excellence and is well deserving of this honor,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Flores said. “As we continue to serve as the Destination District for Public Schools, I am proud to have communities like Westwood showcase the outstanding teaching and learning happening each day in Round Rock ISD.”