North Heights Alter

  • North Heights Alter serves 409 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • North Heights Alter's student population of 409 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Heights Alter's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Heights Alter is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7584 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
20%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Heights Alter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.63n/a
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Graduation Rate
67%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Heights Alter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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