PROFICIENCY 91% 27% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #24 of 283 in HOUSTON ISD
  • Ranked #40 of 718 in Houston
  • Ranked #571 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages

Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "HOUSTON ISD" in Houston, TX. There are a total of 489 students and 27 teachers at Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 217 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 91.0%, which is 27% higher than the Texas average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch217
Reduced lunch50


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3>= 90%
4>= 90%
6>= 80%
7>= 80%
High School>= 80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

6>= 80%
7>= 80%
8>= 80%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 12.2% 8.4% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 17.3% 24.9% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 3.6% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 65.3% 61.8% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 0.9% 2.1% 3.1%

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Houston demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,5209791
Median age32.734.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Speak English52%65%79%
Speak Spanish38%30%13%

Education level achieved in Houston

Completed 8th grade75.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.