Vernon High School

  • Vernon High School serves 526 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Vernon High School operates within the Vernon Independent School District.
  • Vernon Independent School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 526 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 526 students
Vernon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Vernon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Vernon High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Vernon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 13:1 16:1
Vernon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Vernon High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
38%
52%
Vernon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
13%
Vernon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
48%
29%
Vernon High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Vernon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Vernon High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.62 0.41
Vernon High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Vernon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Vernon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Vernon Independent School District's student population of 2,142 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 67% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,376 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,161 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Vernon Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,142 825
Vernon Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 85% 83%
Vernon Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $10 MM
Vernon Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
Vernon Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,376 $11,604
Vernon Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,161 $11,458
Vernon Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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