Vernon High School

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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
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 more 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 12:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
31%
50%
Black
9%
13%
White
53%
31%
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 0.41
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.
39%
44%
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%

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
4
Number of Students Managed 2,267 730
Vernon Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • VernonT G Mccord Elementary School
    2915 Sand Rd
    VernonTX 76384
    (940)553-4381
    0.7 mi | 473 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • VernonShive Elementary School
    3130 Bacon St
    VernonTX 76384
    (940)553-4309
    1 mi | 343 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • VernonNorth Texas State Hospital - Afp - Vernon High School
    Alternative School
    Hwy 70 North West
    VernonTX 76384
    (940)552-9901
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 71 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • VernonVernon Middle School
    2200yamparika St
    VernonTX 76384
    (940)552-6231
    1.3 mi | 438 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • VernonCentral Elementary School
    1300 Paradise St
    VernonTX 76384
    (940)553-1859
    1.9 mi | 362 students | Gr. 2-3                      

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Did You Know?
Texas 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Texas is Richland Collegiate High School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.