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Westlake High School

Honors & Recognitions

  • TEA Met Standard School (Highest Ranking)
  • U. S. Blue Ribbon School
  • Texas Successful Schools Award for Outstanding Performance
  • In 2021, Westlake High School moved up five spots and is now ranked number 293 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Westlake also notched number 152 in the nation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Westlake ranks first in the state for 6A comprehensive four-year public high schools, excluding schools with a selective admissions process.
  • Westlake HS ranked 172 in the nation for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by Newsweek.
  • Westlake HS was named #1 comprehensive public high school in Texas by Niche.*
    * excludes magnets, charters and schools that require an admission process
  • The Class of 2021 includes 24 Semifinalists, 55 Commended, 9 Hispanic Scholars and 2 African American Scholars.
  • Over the past five years, 82.4% of the Advanced Placement tests Westlake students have taken scored a three or higher.
  • The Class of 2021 had 96 percent accepted to admission at the college level.
  • Westlake has had a Presidential Scholar Candidate each of the past five years.
  • Westlake High School had 21 students selected as All-State musicians by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), an honor that only the top three percent of musicians who initially audition achieve.
  • The Class of 2021 includes 9 Westlake High School students earning perfect ACT scores.
  • The Westlake Football team won the state championship in 2020 and 2021.
  • The 2021 Westlake Boys Golf team won their fourth consecutive state title and seventh overall.
  • The Westlake Robotics FTC Team Taus (5628) won the state championship.