Wharton ISD School District

2100 N Fulton St
Wharton, TX 77488-3146
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,352 students in Wharton ISD School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Texas.
Public Elementary Schools in Wharton ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Texas public elementary school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public elementary school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
4 Schools
6,824 Schools
# Students
1,966 Students
3,667,271 Students
# Teachers
134 Teachers
251,798 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Wharton ISD School District, which is ranked #908 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 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TX)
#897 out of 1198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wharton ISD  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
28%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wharton ISD  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.
31%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wharton ISD  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.
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wharton ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.56
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
12,235 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
16 Students
178,985 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,202 Students
1,940,861 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
53%
# Black Students
501 Students
463,845 Students
% Black Students
26%
13%
# White Students
204 Students
953,330 Students
% White Students
10%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
5,642 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
40 Students
112,373 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
173
197,767
# Students in K Grade:
120
355,372
# Students in 1st Grade:
131
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
121
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
135
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
103
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
157
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
136
344,259
# Students in 8th Grade:
153
347,318
# Students in 9th Grade:
175
28,814
# Students in 10th Grade:
164
23,623
# Students in 11th Grade:
144
20,805
# Students in 12th Grade:
131
18,536
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,035 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,958 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has declined by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wharton ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of Wharton ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,035
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wharton ISD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,958
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wharton ISD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wharton ISD School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wharton J High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1120 N Rusk St
Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-6840
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: #22.
Wharton Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2030 E Boling Hwy
Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-6882
Grades: 2-5
| 482 students
Rank: n/an/a
1605 Alabama Rd
Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-6866
Grades: PK-1
| 424 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,966 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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