Accountability rating

B

Weslaco ISD: B

Total students

2,050

Avg. teacher experience

16.7 years

Weslaco ISD: 15.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

90.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 90%

Weslaco East High School is a high school in Weslaco, TX, in the Weslaco ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,050 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 64.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 21.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,784, which is $4,662 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Weslaco East High School was 1009. The average ACT score was 18.1. In the Class of 2018, 90.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.5%.

Contact information

Website

wehs.wisd.us/

Address

810 S Pleasantview Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596

Office phone number

(956) 969-6950

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Weslaco East High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,050

African American

1 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.3%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

2,038 (99.4%)

Weslaco ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (0.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

99.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.1%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

64.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 65.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

88.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 85.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

22 %

Weslaco ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

64.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

21.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

65 %

Weslaco ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.2 %

Weslaco ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.2 %

Weslaco ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

21.8%

Career and technical

65.0%

Gifted and talented

5.2%

Special education

10.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Weslaco ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Weslaco ISD: B

School progress

B

Weslaco ISD: A

Closing the gaps

C

Weslaco ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

90.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

90.6 %

Weslaco ISD: 92.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Weslaco ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

90.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

15.4 %

Weslaco ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Weslaco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Weslaco ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

23.1 %

Weslaco ISD: 17.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

23.1 %

Weslaco ISD: 17%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

25 %

Weslaco ISD: 41.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

23.2 %

Weslaco ISD: 36%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Weslaco ISD: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

23 %

Weslaco ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Weslaco ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Weslaco ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1009

Weslaco ISD: 1026

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.1

Weslaco ISD: 18.6

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

40.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 40.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

31.6 %

Weslaco ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

26.6 %

Weslaco ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

40.8%

Math

31.6%

Reading + Math

26.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

143

African American

2 (1.4%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.4%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

123.9 (86.6%)

Weslaco ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

15.1 (10.5%)

Weslaco ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

3.7 (2.6%)

Weslaco ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

96.4 (67.4%)

Weslaco ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

41.9 (29.3%)

Weslaco ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (0.7%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.3

Weslaco ISD: 15.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

16.7 years

Weslaco ISD: 15.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,784

Weslaco ISD: $57,618

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,650

Weslaco ISD: $46,481

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$53,718

Weslaco ISD: $50,934

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,894

Weslaco ISD: $53,208

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,838

Weslaco ISD: $56,876

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,466

Weslaco ISD: $65,255

Statewide: $62,039

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