Wharton High School

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

526 students

Wharton High School serves 526 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
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 526 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 526 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Wharton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.64 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 11:1 14:1
Wharton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
48%
51%
Wharton High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
31%
13%
Wharton High School Black (1988-2013)
White
21%
30%
Wharton High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wharton High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.64 0.41
Wharton High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
58%
53%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,883 students has grown by 30% 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
3
Number of Students Managed 2,883 822
Wharton Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (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
  • WhartonC G Sivells Elementary School
    1605 Alabama Rd
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6866
    0.4 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • WhartonWharton J High School
    1120 North Rusk St
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6840
    0.5 mi | 443 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • WhartonWharton Elementary School
    2030 East Boling Hwy
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6882
    1.8 mi | 638 students | Gr. 2-6                      
  • BolingIago J High School
    200 Gift St
    BolingTX 77420
    (979)657-2826
    8.4 mi | 267 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BolingBoling High School
    407 Atlantic St
    BolingTX 77420
    (979)657-2816
    10 mi | 292 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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