Varnett Charter School

5025 South Willow Dr

Houston, TX 77035-1457

Tel: (713)723-4699
Grades: PK-5

778 students

Varnett Charter School serves 778 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Varnett Charter School operates within the The Varnett Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 778 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade Varnett Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 14:1
Hispanic
20%
50%
Black
78%
13%
All Ethnic Groups Varnett Charter School Sch Ethnicity Varnett Charter School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
44%
Varnett Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,729 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name The Varnett Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,729 730
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
The Varnett Public  School District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $9 MM
The Varnett Public  School District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,838 $11,947
The Varnett Public  School District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,022 $12,666
The Varnett Public  School District Spending / Student (1999-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Westbury High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Johnston Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meyerpark Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonMeyerpark Elementary School
    Charter School
    10912 South Post Oak Rd
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)729-9712
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 236 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • HoustonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Johnston Middle School
    Magnet School
    10410 Manhattan Dr
    HoustonTX 77096
    (713)726-3616
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 1501 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HoustonRed Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4520 Tonawanda Dr
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)726-3638
    Magnet School

    1 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonWestbury High School
    Magnet School
    11911 Chimney Rock
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)723-6015
    Magnet School

    1 mi | 2215 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonParker Elementary School
    Magnet School
    10626 Atwell Dr
    HoustonTX 77096
    (713)726-3634
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 852 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Houston, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.43, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Houston is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.