Wharton High School

  • Wharton High School serves 580 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Wharton High School operates within the Wharton Independent School District.
  • Wharton Independent School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 580 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students580 students
Wharton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wharton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Wharton High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWharton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Wharton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Wharton High School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
53%
52%
Wharton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
29%
13%
Wharton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
29%
Wharton High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWharton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.610.63
Wharton 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.
61%
52%
Wharton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Wharton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wharton Independent School District's student population of 2,209 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,339 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,093 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District NameWharton Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed2,209825
Wharton Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate76%83%
Wharton Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$9 MM
Wharton Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$24 MM$10 MM
Wharton Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,339$12,250
Wharton Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,093$12,682
Wharton Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    1.8 miles
    2030 E Boling Hwy
    WhartonTX 77488
    (979)532-6882
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