Van Horn J High School (Closed 2014)

400 West 7th St
Van Horn, TX 79855
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 91 students in grades 6-8, Van Horn J High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-74% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
91 students
This chart displays total students of Van Horn J High School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Van Horn J High School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (TX)
(12-13)
55-59%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Van Horn J High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
(12-13)
70-74%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Horn J High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Van Horn J High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
86%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
12%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Horn J High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.25
This chart displays the diversity score of Van Horn J High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Horn J High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% TX state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 78% TX state average).
How many students attend Van Horn J High School?
91 students attend Van Horn J High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Van Horn J High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Van Horn J High School?
Van Horn J High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Van Horn J High School offer ?
Van Horn J High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Van Horn J High School part of?

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