Accountability rating

A

Amarillo ISD: B

Total students

2,090

Avg. teacher experience

15.5 years

Amarillo ISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

Amarillo High School is a high school in Amarillo, TX, in the Amarillo ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,090 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 44.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,524, which is $4,402 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Amarillo High School was 1097. The average ACT score was 24.6. In the Class of 2018, 97.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.9%.

Contact information

Website

ahsamaisd.sharpschool.com/

Address

4225 Danbury
Amarillo, TX 79109-5199

Office phone number

(806) 326-2000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Amarillo High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 16. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,090

African American

115 (5.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

11 (0.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

73 (3.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

407 (19.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 46.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,428 (68.3%)

Amarillo ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

56 (2.7%)

Amarillo ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

5.5%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

3.5%

Hispanic

19.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

68.3%

Two or more races

2.7%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

44.4 %

Amarillo ISD: 55.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

24.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 68.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

44.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

24.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

62.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.7%

Career and technical

62.8%

Gifted and talented

10.6%

Special education

8.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

Amarillo ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Amarillo ISD: B

School progress

B

Amarillo ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Amarillo ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

97.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

96.2 %

Amarillo ISD: 92%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Amarillo ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Amarillo ISD: 90.8%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

98.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

97.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 94.2%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

90 %

Amarillo ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

96.2%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

98.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.9%

Two or more races

90.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

3.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Amarillo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

33.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

14.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 14.6%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

44.4 %

Amarillo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

69.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 32.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

22.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

36.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 35.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

29.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 19.8%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

73.1 %

Amarillo ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

62.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Amarillo ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

82.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 50%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

50 %

Amarillo ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

76 %

Amarillo ISD: 60.6%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

87.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 80%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1097

Amarillo ISD: 979

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

24.6

Amarillo ISD: 22.8

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

91.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 76.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

89.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 73.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

87.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 68.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

91.6%

Math

89.3%

Reading + Math

87.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

129.6

African American

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

7.9 (6.1%)

Amarillo ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

121.6 (93.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 81.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1 (0.8%)

Amarillo ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

99.5 (76.8%)

Amarillo ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

29.1 (22.4%)

Amarillo ISD: 17%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

16.1

Amarillo ISD: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

15.5 years

Amarillo ISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,524

Amarillo ISD: $55,326

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$55,817

Amarillo ISD: $48,597

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,254

Amarillo ISD: $50,651

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,957

Amarillo ISD: $53,915

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,140

Amarillo ISD: $56,332

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,318

Amarillo ISD: $62,393

Statewide: $62,039

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