Accountability rating

A

Amarillo ISD: B

Total students

76

Avg. teacher experience

19.1 years

Amarillo ISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

85.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

North Heights Alter is a high school in Amarillo, TX, in the Amarillo ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 76 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 98.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,225, which is $4,103 more than the state average. In the Class of 2018, 85.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 4.4%.

Contact information

Website

nhamaisd.sharpschool.com/

Address

607 N Hughes
Amarillo, TX 79107-5045

Office phone number

(806) 326-2850

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in North Heights Alter 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

76

African American

6 (7.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

46 (60.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 46.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

22 (28.9%)

Amarillo ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (2.6%)

Amarillo ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

7.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

60.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

28.9%

Two or more races

2.6%

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

98.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 55.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

57.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 68.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

98.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

57.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.9%

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

7.9 %

Amarillo ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

40.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

7.9%

Career and technical

40.8%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

11.8%

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

B

Amarillo ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Amarillo ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

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

85.8 %

Amarillo ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

91.3 %

Amarillo ISD: 92%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

66.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 90.8%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

81.2 %

Amarillo ISD: 90.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

90.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 94.2%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Amarillo ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

91.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

66.7%

Hispanic

81.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

90.6%

Two or more races

100.0%

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

4.4 %

Amarillo ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Amarillo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

7.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

12.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

5.2 %

Amarillo ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1.8 %

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

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 14.6%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 32.7%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 24.2%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Amarillo ISD: 35.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

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

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 45.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 50%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Amarillo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 60.6%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Amarillo ISD: 979

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

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

36.6 %

Amarillo ISD: 76.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

26.7 %

Amarillo ISD: 73.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

18.5 %

Amarillo ISD: 68.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

36.6%

Math

26.7%

Reading + Math

18.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

26.4

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

1.7 (6.5%)

Amarillo ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24.7 (93.5%)

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

0 (0%)

Amarillo ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.8 (67.6%)

Amarillo ISD: 81.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

8.5 (32.4%)

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

2.9

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

19.1 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

$58,225

Amarillo ISD: $55,326

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,306

Amarillo ISD: $48,597

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$49,937

Amarillo ISD: $50,651

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$51,870

Amarillo ISD: $53,915

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,226

Amarillo ISD: $56,332

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,493

Amarillo ISD: $62,393

Statewide: $62,039

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