Amarillo High School

4225 Danbury
Amarillo, TX 79109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 2,168 students in grades 9-12, Amarillo High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Amarillo High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Amarillo High School's student population of 2,168 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
132 teachers
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School Rankings

Amarillo High School ranks within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Amarillo High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#870 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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55%
37%
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64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
53%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
67%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
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94%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amarillo High School's ranking?
Amarillo High School is ranked #870 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Amarillo High School often compared to?
Amarillo High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Randall High School, Canyon High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Amarillo High School?
The graduation rate of Amarillo High School is 94%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Amarillo High School?
2,168 students attend Amarillo High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Amarillo High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Amarillo High School?
Amarillo High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Amarillo High School offer ?
Amarillo High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Amarillo High School part of?
Amarillo High School is part of Amarillo ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 94% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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