Wharton High School



Wharton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wharton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 171
10 126
11 116
12 113

Wharton High School is a public high school of the Wharton Independent School District located in Wharton, TX. It has 526 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wharton High School is the 785th largest public high school in Texas and the 10,240th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.9 to 1.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.28

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Wharton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 271
(52%)
481
(50%)
 Male 255
(48%)
488
(50%)

Wharton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 252
(48%)
476
(49%)
 Black 158
(30%)
288
(30%)
 White 107
(20%)
192
(20%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wharton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 310
(59%)
629
(65%)
 Not Eligible 183
(35%)
279
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
61
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wharton High School is ranked 670th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wharton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.2%) is higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wharton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 636
2006 634
2007 641
2008 1029
2009 1016
2010 571
2011 556
2012 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.2
2007 12
2008 11
2009 11.1
2010 11.2
2011 10.9
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57232704402516
2006 0.48895899053628
2007 0.49765990639626
2008 0.65986394557823
2009 0.63287401574803
2010 0.57267950963222
2011 0.67625899280576
2012 0.65209125475285

Compare Wharton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 65.2%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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