Graduates of Westwood often find classes at their college or university easier than those they took in high school! My children feel very fortunate to have gone to such an exemplary school that prepared them so well for college. It is also an extremely safe and well-disciplined environment. Students are very tolerant and my children never witnessed any violence in the seven year span they were there. Academics and sports are well-balanced. Football is important, but this is Texas! The only negative with a school of this caliber is that with the Texas Top 10% (automatically admitted to the state university of their choice) Law, some very academically deserving and high-achieving students who went to Westwood can have a hard time getting into the University of Texas or Texas A&M because the slots are filled with top 10% students from considerably lower-performing high schools.
This school offers great academic achievement and quality. It's like a private school without the money.
English classes are lacking in vocabulary development and grammar use. Math and science are strong courses. Football is way too important.
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