Varnett Charter School

5025 South Willow Dr

Houston, TX 77035-1457

Grades: PK-5

729 students

Varnett Charter School serves 729 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Varnett Charter School operates within the The Varnett Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 729 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 729 students
Varnett Charter School Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Varnett Charter School Total Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Varnett Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 20:1 14:1
Varnett Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
23%
51%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
76%
13%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
1%
30%
Varnett Charter School White Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Varnett Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.37 0.41
Varnett Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
95%
53%
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.
3%
7%
Varnett Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,595 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,838 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,022 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name The Varnett Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,595 822
The Varnett Public  School District Students Managed (1999-2013)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
The Varnett Public  School District District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $9 MM
The Varnett Public  School District District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,838 $11,947
The Varnett Public  School District District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,022 $12,666
The Varnett Public  School District 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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  • HoustonMeyerpark Elementary School
    Charter School
    10912 South Post Oak Rd
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)729-9712
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    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 151 students                      
  • Houston Johnston Middle School
    Magnet School
    10410 Manhattan Dr
    HoustonTX 77096
    (713)726-3616
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1619 students                      
  • HoustonRed Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4520 Tonawanda Dr
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)726-3638
    Magnet School

    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 597 students                      
  • HoustonWestbury High School
    Magnet School
    11911 Chimney Rock
    HoustonTX 77035
    (713)723-6015
    Magnet School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2102 students                      
  • HoustonParker Elementary School
    Magnet School
    10626 Atwell Dr
    HoustonTX 77096
    (713)726-3634
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 844 students                      

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