Wharton High School

Wharton High School serves 541 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Wharton High School operates within the Wharton Independent School District.
Wharton Independent School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 541 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 541 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wharton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Wharton High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Wharton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 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 12:1 16:1
Wharton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
47%
52%
Wharton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
31%
13%
Wharton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
29%
Wharton High School White Students (1990-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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.
62%
53%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
5%
7%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wharton Independent School District's student population of 2,161 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,948 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,673 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wharton Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,161 838
Wharton Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 83%
Wharton Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $9 MM
Wharton Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $10 MM
Wharton Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,948 $12,250
Wharton Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,673 $12,682
Wharton Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Boling High School (10 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 Grades Students
  • WhartonC G Sivells Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 534 students
    0.4 miles
    1605 Alabama Rd
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6866
    0.4PK-1534
  • WhartonWharton J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
    0.5 miles
    1120 North Rusk St
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6840
    0.56-8438
  • WhartonWharton Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 648 students
    1.8 miles
    2030 East Boling Hwy
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6882
    1.82-5648
  • BolingIago J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 269 students
    8.4 miles
    200 Gift St
    BolingTX 77420
    (979)657-2826
    8.46-8269
  • BolingBoling High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
    10 miles
    407 Atlantic St
    BolingTX 77420
    (979)657-2816
    109-12316

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