Palo Duro High School

1400 North Grant,

Amarillo, TX, 79107-3999

Tel: (806)326-2400
Grades: PK-12

1,953 students

Palo Duro High School serves 1,953 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Palo Duro High School operates within the Amarillo Isd School District.

Overview

The student population of 1953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 1,953 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
Hispanic
56%
50%
Black
18%
13%
White
11%
31%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program. 75%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,995 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Amarillo Isd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
n/a
Number of Students Managed 32,995
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mann Middle School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Johnny N Allen-6th Grade Campus (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - what are you policies on bullying?do you even have any? I have a grand daughter that goes to palo puro high school.3 days out of the week she will come home sad or crying,saying that she;s being bullyed by a group of African americans,she says that she has informed the staff but yet it continues to happen,our schools should be a safe place for our children to go and learn,not to be scared of going to learn,something needs to be done! - Posted by Parent

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