Amarillo High School

4225 Danbury
Amarillo, TX 79109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Amarillo High School serves 2,116 students in grades 9-12.
Amarillo High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Amarillo High School's student population of 2,116 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
130 teachers
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School Rankings

Amarillo High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Amarillo High School is 0.48, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3535 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
69%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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