This page presents key academic performance metrics for Westlake Academy and where its student academic performance ranks among DFW public high schools.
Best DFW charter high schools rank: 1
Academic performance score: 10
In addition to its 2019 top-tier Dallas area high schools academic ranking, Westlake is recognized as the top charter high school in Texas. The ranking methodology used for both the state and metropolitan area best high schools analyses is described on this complete 2019 DFW public high school rankings page. High schools with combined State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and college readiness academic performance indexes ranked in the top ten percent of Texas high schools are awarded an academic performance score of 10, high schools in the next lower, ninth decile receive an academic performance score of 9, and so on.
2018 Texas Education Agency (TEA) scaled STAAR score: 95
As described in the Texas Education Agency 2018 Accountability Manual, the STAAR scaled score is calculated by first adding equal weightings of the percentage of STAAR evaluations on which students’ performance mastered grade level, met grade level and approached grade level, dividing the sum by 3 and rounding it to the nearest whole percentage. The TEA refers to this as the STAAR raw component score. This raw score is then adjusted or “scaled” by using a conversion table to align letter grades and scores of Texas public school districts and campuses.
Westlake Academy's 2018 academic accountability rating is Met Standard, the top campus rating awarded in 2018 by the TEA.
2018 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results
|Scaled STAAR component scores||95||94||94||96||94|
2017 college readiness indicators
|AP / IB||SAT||ACT|
|Percentage of students meeting TSI college-ready criteria||100.0%||94.4%||75.0%|
The Advance Placement/International Baccalaureate (AP/IB) and SAT and ACT college admission tests metrics shown above are the percentage of students meeting college-ready criteria specified in the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), a state-legislated program to improve student success in college.
2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists: 2
2016-2017 teaching staff
|Number of students per teacher||13.3|
|Average years teaching experience||11.1|
Campus address and phone number
2600 Ottinger Road
Westlake, TX 76262
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