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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Amherst Independent School District serving 155 students in Amherst, Texas.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas state average of 72%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Amherst Independent School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Amherst Amherst School
    101 N Main St
    Amherst, TX 79312
    (806)246-3221

    Grades: PK-12 | 152 students
  • Pep P E P High School Alternative School
    Hwy 303 At Pep
    Pep, TX 79353
    (806)933-4499

    Grades: 10-12 | 3 students

Overview

School District NameAmherst Independent School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students155 students
# of Teachers19 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
# of Male Students85 students
% Male Students
55%
# of Female Students70 students
% Female Students
45%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.25
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students133 students
% Hispanic Students
86%
# of Black Students8 students
% Black Students
5%
# of White Students13 students
% White Students
8%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students1 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:11
# of Students in Kindergarten:16
# of Students in 1st Grade:11
# of Students in 2nd Grade:9
# of Students in 3rd Grade:13
# of Students in 4th Grade:10
# of Students in 5th Grade:7
# of Students in 6th Grade:11
# of Students in 7th Grade:12
# of Students in 8th Grade:8
# of Students in 9th Grade:16
# of Students in 10th Grade:12
# of Students in 11th Grade:10
# of Students in 12th Grade:9
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Amherst Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
71%
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,166 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,908. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,356 is less than the state average of $13,250. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$2 MM$9 MM
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Spending$2 MM$9 MM
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Revenue / Student$12,166$12,908
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Spending / Student$11,356$13,250
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Amherst Independent School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.25, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Amherst School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.