West Ridge Middle School

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9201 Scenic Bluff Dr

Austin, TX 78733

(512) 732-9240

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for West Ridge Middle School

West Ridge has been great! Both of my boys have gone to school there. Most of the teachers are excellent. The administration has been helpful and willing to work with us to accommodate our needs. The orchestra, choir and football programs have inspired my kids and kept them very busy. It is competitive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/30/13

Awesome school! We are a new family to Austin, Texas and have found the West Ridge staff to be incredibly attentive, hard working, and nurturing for our daughter. They have held her accountable for her work yet all really care about her and have made her feel welcome at West Ridge. The principal, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/13/12

Terrible. Mediocre teaching, although supposed to be top notch, and horrible administration and worst of all vice-principals.

Posted by a other on 09/08/11

The principal is less than dedicated and seems to favor selected parents. He does not have student's best interest in mind. I have found it difficult to communicate with him.

Posted by a parent on 05/02/11

Great school with great teachers. The principal is frequently caught between parents who think their child is perfect and won't listen to constructive feedback. The district administration always sides with wealthy, connected parents.

Posted by a parent on 03/24/10

The two assistant principals are fine/excellent. Some of the teachers are really good. The school was much better a couple years ago, but perhaps these things are cyclical. The math dept is very weak except for sixth grade. Electives are fine, esp. drama. The 8th grade science dept is outstanding. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/30/09

My daughter, now in 8th grade, has attended Westridge since coming in for the 6th. She is flourishing in her academics due to the superior level of her instructors. Her involvement with the outstanding Varsity Choir program has instilled a life-long love of music. When I was concerned about her status ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/09

Overall the school has good teachers and excellent parent involvement. However the administration is not strong or supportive in handling concerns from all parents or students. The administration is not held accountable for its actions or performance. I would not recommend this school to any student/family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/09

I've been at West Ridge for two years now, and I can't even express how much I've learned. GO WILDCATS!

Posted by a student on 03/06/09

This is our first year here at West Ridge. I cannot tell you how happy I am. The principal is outstanding. He really cares about his students. It is definately competitive and as a parent which I am very happy about. I want my children to always be challenged. As a parent you want your children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/18/08

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Test Year: 2011
West Ridge Middle School
Eanes Isd
Texas
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. 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 grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Austin schools — West Ridge Middle School is located at 9201 Scenic Bluff Dr, Austin TX 78733. 9201 Scenic Bluff Dr is in the 78733 ZIP code in Austin, TX The school district for West Ridge Middle School is the Eanes Isd. West Ridge Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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