Accountability rating

Met standard

Total students

853

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.5 %

Statewide: 89.7%

Westlake Academy Charter School is a charter school district in Westlake, TX. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 853 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 5.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,902, which is $5,568 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.2 years of experience. The average SAT score at Westlake Academy Charter School was 1255. The average ACT score was 26.4. In the Class of 2017, 98.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Westlake Academy Charter School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

853

African American

40 (4.7%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

125 (14.7%)

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

115 (13.5%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

516 (60.5%)

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

55 (6.4%)

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

4.7%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

14.7%

Hispanic

13.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.5%

Two or more races

6.4%

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

5.6 %

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

0 %

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

5.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

N/A

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.6 %

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

29.9 %

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

3 %

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Career and technical

29.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

3.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Student achievement

Met standard

School progress

Met standard

Closing the gaps

Met standard

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.5 %

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

100 %

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

97.6 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.6%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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

0 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

89.9 %

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

100 %

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

87.5 %

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

89 %

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

77.8 %

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

90.4 %

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

66.7 %

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

93.3 %

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

85.7 %

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

91.4 %

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

100 %

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

1255

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

26.4

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

98.4 %

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

95.3 %

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

95.3 %

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

98.4%

Math

95.3%

Reading + Math

95.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

62.1

African American

1.1 (1.8%)

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4.6 (7.4%)

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

5 (8%)

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

1 (1.6%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

50.4 (81.1%)

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

33.7 (54.3%)

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

25 (40.2%)

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

3.4 (5.5%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

11.2 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$58,902

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$61,607

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$54,597

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$56,640

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$60,316

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$72,019

Statewide: $61,428

All campuses

Elementary/secondary schools

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