Westfield High School (Harris County, Texas)

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Public school in Houston, Texas, United States

Westfield High School is a high school located in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States, near Houston.[2][3]

The school, which serves grades 9-12, is a part of the Spring Independent School District. The school, in the Westfield community, has a Houston, Texas postal address. At one time it also served Remington Ranch.[4]

History[edit]

In 1976, Spring High School 9th and 10th grade students were moved into a separate building called, “Spring High South.” In 1981, Spring High South was converted into a four-year high school and was renamed, “Westfield.”[5][6]

In 2004, the district moved Westfield 9th grade students to a separate building. In 2009, Westfield 9th grade students were moved back into the main campus.[7][8] In February 2017 the district proposed redrawing the attendance boundaries of its high schools; this would take effect in the 2020-2021 school year. The district also plans to establish one ninth grade center for each comprehensive high school.[9]

Academics[edit]

For the 2018-2019 school year, the school received a D grade from the Texas Education Agency, with an overall score of 68 out of 100. The school received a D grade in two domains, Student Achievement (score of 68) and Closing the Gaps (score of 64), and a C grade in School Progress (score of 70). The school did not receive any of the seven possible distinction designations.[10]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2,715 students enrolled for 2021–2022 was:

  • Male – 53.8%
  • Female – 46.2%
  • Native American/Alaskan – 0.4%
  • Asian – 3.5%
  • Black – 43.0%
  • Hispanic – 49.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific islanders – 0.1%
  • White – 2.6%
  • Multiracial – 1.3%

79.4% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch. For 2021–2022, Westfield was a Title I school.[1]

Attendance boundaries[edit]

School attendance within Spring Independent School District is determined by attendance boundaries. The district has different attendance boundary maps for each level: elementary, middle, and high school.[11] Westfield High School’s attendance boundary covers the southwestern area of the district.[12]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable People[edit]

Justin Outten – Former Assistant Football Head Coach, now Tennessee Titans running backs coach & run game coordinator. Former offensive Coordinator for Denver Broncos and former Green Bay Packers Tight Ends Coach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e
    “Search for Public Schools – WESTFIELD H S (484122004721)”. National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved March 11, 2023.
  2. ^ “City of Houston City limits” (PDF). City of Houston. Retrieved 2019-05-23. – The school is not in the city limits.
  3. ^ Home. Westfield High School. Retrieved on May 23, 2019. “16713 Ella Blvd. Houston, TX 77090”
  4. ^ Student Attendance Zone Map 2004-2005.” Spring Independent School District. August 21, 2004. Retrieved on March 25, 2010.
  5. ^ School Information: About Westfield. Spring Independent School District. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  6. ^ Koloian, Kevin (15 June 2010). “Westfield coach inducted into Texas Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame”. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  7. ^ History: Dr. Edward Roberson Middle School. Spring Independent School District. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  8. ^ History: Bammel Middle School. Spring Independent School District. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  9. ^ Hill, Glynn A. (2017-02-22). “Spring ISD considers attendance zone changes”. The Spring Observer at the Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  10. ^ Overview: Westfield H S. Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  11. ^ Attendance Boundaries/Frequently Asked Questions. Spring Independent School District. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  12. ^ 2017-2018 High School Attendance Boundaries. Spring Independent School District. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  13. ^ “Super Bowl LIVE performances have Texas ties”. KHOU. January 31, 2017. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  14. ^ a b c Sudhalter, Michael (March 19, 2011). “Former Westfield baseball coach thrives as Klein assistant”. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  15. ^ Peter, Josh (December 15, 2014). “A major-leaguer’s descent into the unknown”. USA Today. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  16. ^ NFL Draft Prospect Profile (2002): Lee Mays. Archived August 29, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. National Football League. accessed December 27, 2019.
  17. ^ Talman, John (November 12, 2005). “Rivals.com – The McCray way”. n.rivals.com. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  18. ^ “What to know about Houston’s Ed Oliver, NFL’s newest star”. ABC13 Houston. April 26, 2019. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  19. ^ Campbell, Steve (March 20, 2008). “Daddy’s girl helps raise A&M to new heights”. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  20. ^ Manfull, Megan (February 22, 2008). “Houston native Tony Ugoh praised by Dungy”. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  21. ^ Barron, David (May 27, 2010). “Four Texans, Howard, Tillman elected to college Hall”. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  22. ^ Swift, E.M. (December 14, 1992). “All That Glitters”. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved December 28, 2019.

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