Vernon High School

2102 Yucca Ln,

Vernon, TX, 76384-4999

Tel: (940)553-3377
Grades: 9-12

580 students

Vernon High School serves 580 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Vernon High School operates within the Vernon Independent School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 580 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 580 students
Vernon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Vernon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Vernon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Vernon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Vernon High School American Indian (1998-2012)
Asian
1%
3%
Vernon High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
31%
50%
Vernon High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
13%
Vernon High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
31%
Vernon High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vernon High School Sch Ethnicity Vernon High 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.
0.62 0.64
Vernon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
44%
Vernon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Vernon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,267 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Vernon Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,267 799
Vernon Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 80%
Vernon Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $9 MM
Vernon Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $9 MM
Vernon Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,884 $11,947
Vernon Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,670 $12,666
Vernon Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Texas State Hospital - Afp - Vernon High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shive Elementary School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T G Mccord Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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