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9-12
Public
Wharton, TX
Students enrolled: 556
Before care: No
After care: No

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1 Tiger Ave
Wharton, TX 77488

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(979) 532-6800
(979) 532-6807
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March 02, 2012
You can find the lowest ranked school on greatschools.org, look in the comments, and you will find someone who feels the need to be a cheerleader for the downtrodden. Fans of a failing team can yell "We're #1" all they want, but the facts speak for themselves. Just look at the ranking and the truth will be revealed. As of today Wharton High School is a dismal 3, last time I checked it was a dismal 4. The Junior High is no longer listed but it was a 2 back when the high school was a 4. You can blame who you want for the problems, but when someone comes to you asking "What can we do for Wharton?" First think, what can I do for my child! Your child doesn t have to be a scapegoat while you and your best intentions try to make the school a better place. No need to reinvent the wheel when other schools are ALREADY doing things right. Serve your children first by putting them in a well performing school, then try to help your local school, and if it gets up to par you can consider moving your child back. No need to make your child suffer for the cause, you do have other options.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
mmm I think this school forgot about the no child left behind statement. If you dont learn the same as the other children it can be a real problem to get SOMEONE TO LISTEN TO YOU----Even if you have it writting so the can read it and have a folder that is passed form Jr high to High school--and have a Neuropsychological assessment and hey it has been a real problem if they need special help in learning or they spend every night doing what they should of gotten done in school Just to stay on the A B honor roll Not all children learn the same. and then if you are one of those kids Other kids just blow you off and you have no friends passing out party invite in class and telling you YOUR NOT INVITED>>>O I could go on...

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2010
this school is full of great kids who just need someone to give a care about them , 1st lets stop complaining and do our part like talk to our kids be apart of homework time , talk with teachers ask how we can help , casue lets face it if parents did our part dress code would not be an issue at all . but as parents some of us may say i see nothing wrong with this shirt , but really it not what with the shirt it is wrong with the shirt it is not dress code . and if your job had dress code it would be no different. so they send students to sac for dress code this I blame the parents ,doesn't anyone kiss there kids goodbye anymore and see what they are wearing. there is so much more that can be said ..

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2009
I think this school forgot about the no child left behind statement. If you dont learn fast enough, the child is put out. They have so many children in their school within a school program, that it is sad that know one has bothered to test these children. Are they really a problem or if they need help in learning. Not all children learn the same. Teachers are there for a paycheck, not to teach.

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2007
well i beleive the school is a great school I also beleive after years there is still alot of favortiziem in the the school sports but over all it is a wonderful school.. all lot of people dont relize how good there school is untill you have gone to other states and seen the conditions that students have to learn in ... I am proud to say my children go to wharton High school i am not really for unifrom in public schools ... and as far as academics i think that the teachers are there to teach not to raise our kids and if we can not teach our kids how to behave then how are they going to teach them skills of success ... what i think needs to improve is how we work together on the same goals is the goal dress code or is it education ?

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2007
Football is the be-all-and-end-all activity there, and the faculty and student body are more focused on sports rather then academics. All in all, this isn t a good school for a college-bound student.

- submitted by a former student
December 13, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
June 23, 2006
A school in transition, in a town in transition. Discipline is poor, despite a school uniform policy. Apathy is a serious problem among students, who display an extreme 'just enough to get by' attitude toward everything.

- submitted by a teacher
January 10, 2006
As a parent and an employee of this school district the needs of improvemet are highly calling for help. The main focus is dress code and what teacher can write the most discipline referrals,instead of the focus being the children. But to ask the Superintendent this districts main focus are the children and their needs. In actuality that is not the main focus.Drugs are on a rampage and brushed under the rug because ' know one want to deal with it ' things are better left alone unless it happens to be standing smack in the middle of your face. Let's face it this school district is embarrassing and is in need of desperate help.

- submitted by a staff
September 05, 2005
This school needs a lot of work.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2005
As a student at wharton high school i have experienced the school first hand. The School puts more focus on behavior modification and disipline than they do on education. They believe that it is more important for a student to sit in a small room and not talk for the entire day (SAC) because of an untucked shirt, than for the student to be in class where they can learn and listen to the teacher. THe school thinks that if you are 30 seconds late to a class more than one time a semester then you should spend antoher day in SAC wasted, not learning anything. But it isnt even as if the high disipline works, the students are rebellious and disrespectful, and the rate of students that fail because they were never allowed in class is outrages.

- submitted by a former student
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We ARE Wharton! One Team, One Vision. Together on a mission. We are Wharton! We are the home of the Fighting Tigers showing success both in the classroom and on the field. We are proud to be the only school in Wharton County with a JROTC. Our ROAR Academy is the only Early College High School in our county with the opportunity for students who are accepted to receive up to 60 hours of college credit. We offer all 5 of the high school endorsements for Texas. WE ARE WHARTON!

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Wharton High School
1 Tiger Ave, Wharton, TX  77488
(979) 532-6800
Last modified Wharton High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wharton High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top