Varnett Charter School

Tel: (713)723-4699
  • Varnett Charter School serves 734 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Varnett Charter School operates within the The Varnett Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 734 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 734 students
Varnett Charter School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Varnett Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Varnett Charter School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Varnett Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less 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 20:1 16:1
Varnett Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Hispanic
26%
52%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
73%
13%
Varnett Charter School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
1%
29%
Varnett Charter School White Students (2011-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Varnett Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Varnett Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.41
Varnett Charter School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
96%
52%
Varnett Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Varnett Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • The Varnett Public School District's student population of 1,614 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,756 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,521 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name The Varnett Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,614 825
The Varnett Public School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $10 MM
The Varnett Public School District District Total Revenue (2000-2014)
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
The Varnett Public School District District Spending (2000-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,756 $12,126
The Varnett Public School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,521 $11,704
The Varnett Public School District District Spending / Student (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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