Varnett Charter School

5025 South Willow Dr, Houston, TX 77035 | (713) 723-4699
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 733
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 1457, Houston, TX 77251
  • Principal or Admin: Kelvin Williamson
  • Fax: (713) 723-5853
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 733
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 362 (49.4%)
  • Females: 371 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 621 (84.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 706 (96.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Varnett Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black59481.0%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic13418.3%
White30.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Varnett Charter School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten19726.9%
Kindergarten13618.6%
1st Grade11716.0%
2nd Grade9112.4%
3rd Grade699.4%
4th Grade7710.5%
5th Grade466.3%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.7
District:
10.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
26.5%
District:
29.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.5%
District:
22.4%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
41.2%
District:
35.3%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
8.8%
District:
12.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$106,195
District:
$80,041
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$37,500
District:
$38,097
State:
$48,263
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$35,881
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$37,449
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$37,894
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,655
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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2 reviews for Varnett Charter School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 24, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I really feel that this school is for the students and making sure they can achieve great things
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 10, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son went to Varnett in 2001-2002. I was so pleased with his education.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Varnett Charter School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.0%90.0%86.0%
200979.0%81.0%84.0%
200889.0%80.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201093.0%90.0%92.0%
200990.0%90.0%89.0%
200893.0%90.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201097.0%96.0%88.0%
200991.0%89.0%86.0%
200885.0%80.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%95.0%86.0%
200993.0%88.0%84.0%
200895.0%81.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201090.0%92.0%92.0%
200993.0%91.0%91.0%
200896.0%90.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.0%99.0%86.0%
200995.0%94.0%84.0%
200894.0%91.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%97.0%85.0%
2009100.0%95.0%83.0%
200896.0%92.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%94.0%88.0%
200996.0%90.0%84.0%
200889.0%82.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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