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Vernon High School

600 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Vernon High School is a school in Vernon with 600 students. Students perform at the state average in passing TAKS scores. Fewer than half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have more experience than the state average and are paid less than the state average.

The school spends $5,174 per student for academic programs and $7,351 per student for all school functions.

Vernon High School is located in Congressional District 13, State Board of Education District 15 represented by Marty Rowley, Texas House District 68 represented by Drew Springer and Texas Senate District 28 represented by Charles Perry.


Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor

Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class


Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Vernon High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
AC Jones High School 1,010 Met Standard Beeville
Athens High School 828 Met Standard Athens
Bay City High School 1,120 Met Standard Bay City
Borger High School 760 Met Standard Borger
Bowie High School 433 Met Standard Bowie
Buna High School 401 Met Standard Buna
Central Freshman Campus 655 Met Standard San Angelo
Central High School 2,107 Met Standard San Angelo
Clyde High School 400 Met Standard Clyde
Columbus High School 535 Met Standard Columbus
Corsicana High School 1,453 Met Standard Corsicana
Crossland Ninth Grade Center 509 Met Standard Granbury
El Campo High School 997 Met Standard El Campo
Fairfield High School 539 Met Standard Fairfield
Fort Stockton High School 654 Met Standard Fort Stockton
Glen Rose High School 520 Met Standard Glen Rose
Goliad High School 427 Met Standard Goliad
Gonzales High School 615 Met Standard Gonzales
Granbury High School 1,462 Met Standard Granbury
Hudson High School 701 Met Standard Lufkin
Huntington High School 457 Met Standard Huntington
Huntsville High School 1,804 Met Standard Huntsville
Iowa Park High School 520 Met Standard Iowa Park
Jasper High School 706 Met Standard Jasper
Kirbyville High School 432 Met Standard Kirbyville
Levelland High School 719 Met Standard Levelland
Livingston High School 1,124 Met Standard Livingston
Mexia High School 528 Met Standard Mexia
Mt Vernon High School 449 Met Standard Mount Vernon
Navasota High School 801 Met Standard Navasota
Pearsall High School 626 Improvement Required Pearsall
Pecos High School 610 Met Standard Pecos
Perryton High School 536 Met Standard Perryton
Plainview High School 1,406 Met Standard Plainview
Rains High School 472 Met Standard Emory
Rusk High School 557 Met Standard Rusk
Snyder High School 705 Met Standard Snyder
Uvalde High School 1,248 Met Standard Uvalde
Westwood High School 463 Met Standard Palestine
Yoakum High School 453 Met Standard Yoakum