Amherst Independent School District
- 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.
|School District Name||Amherst Independent School District|
|# of Schools||n/a|
|# of Students||155 students|
|# of Teachers||19 Teacher(s)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
|# of Male Students||85 students|
|% Male Students|
|# of Female Students||70 students|
|% Female Students|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||133 students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||8 students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||13 students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||1 students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
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:||-|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (TX)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||55-59%|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||60-64%|
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 Data||This School District||This State (TX)|
|Total Revenue||$2 MM||$9 MM|
|Spending||$2 MM||$9 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$12,166||$12,908|
|Spending / Student||$11,356||$13,250|
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