Wharton High School

1 Tiger Ave,

Wharton, TX, 77488-3146

Tel: (979)532-6800
Grades: 9-12

556 students

Wharton High School serves 556 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Wharton High School operates within the Wharton Independent School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 556 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Wharton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wharton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Wharton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Wharton High School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
47%
50%
Wharton High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
27%
13%
Wharton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
23%
31%
Wharton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wharton High School Sch Ethnicity Wharton 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.
0.66 0.99
Wharton 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.
61%
44%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,161 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Wharton Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,161 730
Wharton Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
Wharton Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $9 MM
Wharton Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $9 MM
Wharton Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,051 $11,947
Wharton Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,801 $12,666
Wharton 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 Wharton J High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wharton J High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C G Sivells Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wharton C G Sivells Elementary School
    1605 Alabama Rd
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6866
    0.4  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Wharton Wharton J High School
    1120 North Rusk St
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6840
    0.5  mi  |  454  students  |  Gr.  6-11
  • Wharton Wharton Elementary School
    2030 East Boling Hwy
    Wharton , TX , 77488
    (979)532-6882
    1.8  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Boling Iago J High School
    200 Gift St
    Boling , TX , 77420
    (979)657-2826
    8.4  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Boling Boling High School
    407 Atlantic St
    Boling , TX , 77420
    (979)657-2816
    10  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Wharton County, 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 0.60, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.99. The most diverse school district in Wharton County is Boling Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.