La Vernia J High School

  • La Vernia J High School serves 720 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • La Vernia J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

La Vernia J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • La Vernia J High School's student population of 720 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Vernia J High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Vernia J High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1049 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
30%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
66%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Vernia Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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