Wharton Independent School District

2100 N Fulton St
Wharton, TX 77488-3146
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 583 students in Wharton Independent School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Texas.
Public High School in Wharton Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Texas public high school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Public High School in Wharton Independent School District have a Graduation Rate of 87%, which is less than the Texas average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Wharton High School, with 85-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Texas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public high school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,506 Schools
# Students
1,914 Students
1,856,541 Students
# Teachers
150 Teachers
125,992 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Wharton Independent School District, which is ranked #909 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#897 out of 1198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wharton Independent   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wharton Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wharton Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
85-89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wharton Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.64
# American Indian Students
1 Student
6,225 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
85,986 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,179 Students
972,642 Students
% Hispanic Students
62%
53%
# Black Students
485 Students
229,696 Students
% Black Students
25%
12%
# White Students
188 Students
513,196 Students
% White Students
10%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,768 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
39 Students
43,595 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
100
4,969
# Students in K Grade:
132
8,180
# Students in 1st Grade:
123
8,470
# Students in 2nd Grade:
132
8,359
# Students in 3rd Grade:
137
9,416
# Students in 4th Grade:
107
9,837
# Students in 5th Grade:
156
10,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
124
52,312
# Students in 7th Grade:
157
65,842
# Students in 8th Grade:
163
66,946
# Students in 9th Grade:
169
436,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
150
420,924
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
388,568
# Students in 12th Grade:
121
364,802
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,765 is higher than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,951 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$30 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wharton Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$29 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Wharton Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,765
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wharton Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,951
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wharton Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wharton Independent School District Public High Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wharton High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Tiger Ave
Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 583 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,914 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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