Vernon Middle School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Vernon Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
Vernon Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Vernon Middle School's student population of 662 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Vernon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Vernon Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5470 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
95%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlingen CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Vernon Middle School is Cameron County J J A E P (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Memorial Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harlingen Cameron County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 7-11 | 18 students
    0.2 miles
    1409 E Harrison St
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 361-8271
    0.2 7-11 18
  • Harlingen Memorial Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
    0.2 miles
    310 N 13th St
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3020
    0.2 6-8 806
  • Harlingen Horizon Montessori Iii Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 341 students
    0.5 miles
    2802 S 77 Sunshine Strip
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 423-8200
    0.5 PK-8 341
  • Harlingen Bonham Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 743 students
    0.6 miles
    2400 E Jefferson
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3070
    0.6 PK-5 743
  • Harlingen Travis Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    0.6 miles
    600 E Polk Ave
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3170
    0.6 PK-5 347

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