Wharton J High School

  • Wharton J High School serves 304 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wharton J High 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Wharton J High School's student population of 304 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wharton J High 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wharton J High School is 0.56, 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#5535 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
14%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWharton Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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