Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

The Varnett Public School: F

Total students

297

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

The Varnett Public School: 9.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

The Varnett Public School: N/A

Statewide: 90.3%

The Varnett School - East is an charter elementary school in Houston, TX, in the The Varnett Public School school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 297 students. 89.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 86.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of D for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,569, which is $928 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.varnett.org

Address

5025 S Willow
Houston, TX 77035

Office phone number

(713) 637-6574

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in The Varnett School - East are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

297

African American

20 (6.7%)

The Varnett Public School: 37.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

The Varnett Public School: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

276 (92.9%)

The Varnett Public School: 61.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

92.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

89.2 %

The Varnett Public School: 66.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

99 %

The Varnett Public School: 98.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

86.9 %

The Varnett Public School: 47.5%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

89.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

99.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

86.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

86.2 %

The Varnett Public School: 46%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

4 %

The Varnett Public School: 4.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

86.2%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

4.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

D

The Varnett Public School: F

Student achievement (2018-2019)

D

The Varnett Public School: F

School progress (2018-2019)

D

The Varnett Public School: D

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

The Varnett Public School: F

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

1.9 %

The Varnett Public School: 3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

The Varnett Public School: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

4.8 %

The Varnett Public School: 3.8%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

The Varnett Public School: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.7 %

The Varnett Public School: 2.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

The Varnett Public School: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

18.9

African American

11 (58.2%)

The Varnett Public School: 76.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1.9 (10%)

The Varnett Public School: 4.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 (21.2%)

The Varnett Public School: 12.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

2 (10.6%)

The Varnett Public School: 7.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

The Varnett Public School: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

15.9 (84.1%)

The Varnett Public School: 76%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2 (10.6%)

The Varnett Public School: 21.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (5.3%)

The Varnett Public School: 2.8%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

15.7

The Varnett Public School: 18.9

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

The Varnett Public School: 9.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,569

The Varnett Public School: $56,698

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,500

The Varnett Public School: $48,465

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$55,466

The Varnett Public School: $53,341

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,681

The Varnett Public School: $57,337

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$60,853

The Varnett Public School: $60,222

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,872

The Varnett Public School: $61,954

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

The Varnett Public School: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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