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Weatherford High School

Public | 9-12 | 1597 students

 
 

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Posted March 12, 2012

Previous student: I don't know, what they added to the water at Weatherford High School, but it must be something really great. From having my first boss Roger Gizzard at Pizza Place in 1979 who is now teaches there, pointing me in the right direction to John Chesney who is retired now. He was hard but fair and he wanted the very best from each of us. Twenty-twenty and high-insight, I have been very fortunate to accomplish the things that I have with this school as a foundation. I have navigated to 40 different countries while serving in the U.S. Navy for 21 years and afterward just completed my Masters degree in Information Technology, specializing in Project Management. I wasn t best student academically back then, just ask Bob Lee, but I was one of most determined. Some of the older teachers would be surprised in the direction in which I am in currently. Thank you, Sean S. Hasley MSIT-PM 2012 and WHS 1983


Posted January 13, 2009

Weatherford high school is a great school, though some students are just crazy. Which we need more survalence and more cops to watch out for those crazy kids. The teachers are great and push you to get to your dreams.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2008

Great school, though a lot of great teachers have left. Moved here from out of state and couldn't have felt more at home. Academics are stressed as well as sports. However academics always came before sport actvities.


Posted July 1, 2008

Weatherford High School offers an excellent education. It's almost impossible to believe that this school is open to everybody. Although my daughter is good in academics, she started focusing on extracurricular activities when she arrived to this school, which has been a blessing to all my children. Thank you to the Weatherford ISD for making this school a rigorous, college-prep, athletic-focused, individual-thinking (and simply amazing) institution where kids are to succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2007

Great School, Great teachers and staff. My Kids really love it!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2007

I love this school the teachers push you to work harder and achieve your dreams, my old school they didn't care they just wanted you to graduate and get lost
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 6, 2005

i absolutly love this school it is one of the best schools in Texas and the small town feel with the love of everyone is great!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 5, 2005

wanting to know about school
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 21, 2005

Weatherford High school is one of the best schools in the world in my opinion. The principal controls with a firm hand but understanding at the same time. The teachers are all caring and work hard at making sure the students grasp the information they are trying to teach them.. The Special Ed dept is top rate. They care about their students and do everything possible to help them be the best that they can. Overall this is the best of the best.
—Submitted by a former student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
40%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

531 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

512 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

518 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

524 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

467 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

466 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

466 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

466 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
99%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students96%
Female97%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%

Science

All Students97%
Female98%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male99%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
n/a
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

407 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

532 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

535 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
37%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
37%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

526 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students26%
Female25%
Male27%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Special educationn/a
Not special education28%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English25%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted26%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students97%
Female95%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students60%
Female60%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students93%
Female94%
Male92%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education71%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students19%
Female29%
Male15%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Special education0%
Not special education22%
Limited English proficient (LEP)10%
Proficient in English22%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant19%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted19%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students13%
Female25%
Male9%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White16%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Special education0%
Not special education14%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English13%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant13%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted13%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students82%
Female84%
Male81%
Black or African American76%
Asian60%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial89%
American Indian or Alaska Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education38%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students63%
Female69%
Male57%
Black or African American59%
Asian50%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial78%
American Indian or Alaska Native40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education0%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students79%
Female82%
Male76%
Black or African American69%
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education38%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students33%
Female25%
Male40%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Special educationn/a
Not special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant33%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted33%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students75%
Female69%
Male79%
Black or African American73%
Asian89%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial78%
American Indian or Alaska Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education41%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 31%
Hispanic 19% 50%
Black 2% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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