Varnett Charter School

5025 South Willow Dr

Houston, TX 77035-1457

Tel: (713)723-4699
Grades PK-5
851 students
Varnett Charter School serves 851 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Varnett Charter School operates within the The Varnett Public School District.

School Overview

The student population of 851 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 851 students
Varnett Charter School Total Students (1999-2014)
Gender % Varnett Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Varnett Charter School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Varnett Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 24:1 16:1
Varnett Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Hispanic
22%
52%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
77%
13%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
1%
29%
Varnett Charter School White Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.36 0.41
Varnett Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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 (1999-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Varnett Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,790 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,657 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name The Varnett Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,790 838
The Varnett Public  School District Students Managed (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
The Varnett Public  School District District Total Revenue (1999-2010)
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
The Varnett Public  School District District Spending (1999-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,890 $12,250
The Varnett Public  School District District Revenue / Student (1999-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,657 $12,682
The Varnett Public  School District District Spending / Student (1999-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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