Westwood High School

Westwood Warriors
IB Diploma Programme

Westwood High School
12400 Mellow Meadow
Austin Texas 78750

Phone: 512-464-4000
Fax: 512-464-4020
Principal, Mario Acosta

Hours: 9:05 a.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Colors: Burnt Orange, & White
Mascot: Warriors
Grades: 9-12

Feeder Pattern

Each student’s feeder pattern is determined by his or her home address. To find out which schools your student will attend, use our Interactive School Boundaries Map.

What happens at our school?

Students take ownership of their education through a variety of offerings aimed at addressing the individual needs of students. The campus’ IB Diploma Programme is an academically challenging and balanced program that prepares students for success in higher education and beyond. Students that select to participate in the program will experience the essential strands of creativity, action and service interwoven in the fabric of the program.

We put kids first

Our community of expert educators aim to develop internationally minded individuals who recognize their common humanity and shared global guardianship to help create a better and more peaceful world.

Students will have access to:

  • Multi-linguistic and intercultural curriculum
  • Global engagement
  • Cross-integrated lessons
  • Integrated technology
  • Exposure to college and career choices
  • Flexible and collaborative learning spaces
  • Career and technical education facilities
  • Individualized learning
  • Service learning
Mission

Preparing a diverse student population for the challenges of an ever changing world.

Vision

Westwood’s vision includes a student population that is college ready.

History

Westwood High School opened its doors to students in August 1981.

Enrollment

2016 Accountability Rating

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College Readiness Scores

SAT Results (Average): 1821
ACT Results (Average): 27

Distinction Designations

Reading/ELA, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Top 25% Student Progress, Top 25% Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

2015-16 STAAR Passing Rates

  • English I/Reading I – 89% 89%
  • English II/Reading II – 93% 93%
  • Algebra I – 85% 85%
  • Biology – 95% 95%
  • U.S. History – 98% 98%
Performance Indicators
  • School Report Card
  • Campus Improvement Plan
  • Climate Surveys
  • TX Academic Performance Report
  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Accountability Summary
  • Distinction Designation Summary
  • HB 5 Performance Ratings
    Performance Indicators website

2015-16 Student Demographics

  • African American – 3.5% 3.5%
  • Hispanic – 16.8% 16.8%
  • White – 45.7% 45.7%
  • Native American – 0.5% 0.5%
  • Asian – 29.1% 29.1%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.1% 0.1%
  • Two or more races – 4.2% 4.2%

NOTE: STAAR results, student demographic and enrollment data is pulled from the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). This page is updated generally around mid-November when the data is released by the state. The TAPR includes information from the previous school year.

Student Enrollment by program

  • College Ready Graduates Bilingual/ESL – 84% 84%
  • College Ready Graduates – Math – 84% 84%
  • Annual Dropout Rate – 0.2% 0.2%
  • Advanced Course/Dual Enrollment Completion – 81.4% 81.4%
  • AP/IB Results (% of examinees who met criteria) – 89.3% 89.3%
  • Economically Disadvantaged – 13.3% 13.3%
  • Career and Technology – 60.2% 60.2%