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Assistant Principal

Welcome to Wharton

Jennifer Day, Principal 
Phone: 713-535-3771

Thank you for your interest in Wharton Dual Language Academy and welcome to our website. Whether you are a member of our school community or exploring Wharton for the first time, we hope that you find our website informative, enjoyable, and easy to use. We also hope our website conveys the essence of the wonderful learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and talented students. Together they make Wharton the unique and special place we believe it to be.

We encourage you to e-mail or call us if you would like to know more about Wharton Dual Language Academy. Visiting our beautiful campus and meeting our teachers and students is the best way to learn more about us, and tours are available throughout the school year. We welcome the opportunity to meet you in person and help you get to know Wharton better.
Monday - Friday: 
7:45 - School Starts
7:55 - Tardy Bell
3:05 - School Dismissal  

Students at Wharton DLA will attend all day on Wednesdays for the 2016-2017 school year. We will follow the HISD District calendar, and there are early dismissal days built into the schedule. This change is based on House Bill 2610, which states students must be in school a certain amount of minutes per school year. HISD Board policy states that we must be in attendance 76,000 minutes (or 440 minutes per day) in order to account for inclement weather days. 


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Mission Statement


Wharton Dual Language Academy’s mission is to empower our students to become respectful, life-long, bilingual and bi-literate inquirers who celebrate diversity as responsible citizens of the world.


La Academia Wharton de Doble Vía

Declaración de Principios

La misión de La Academia Wharton de Doble Vía es capacitar a nuestros estudiantes a ser respetuosos investigadores bilingües y biletrados, a adoptar una actitud activa de aprendizaje durante toda su vida,  y que celebren la diversidad como ciudadanos responsables del mundo.

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