Palo Duro High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
3.2
Geometry Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
2.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • PK–12 Grades
  • 1,953 Students
  • 135 Teachers

Palo Duro High School
1400 NORTH GRANT
AMARILLO, TX 79107

Phone: (806) 326-2400

District: Amarillo Independent School District

Overview

At Palo Duro High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Palo Duro High School is 10 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 88 percent. Palo Duro High School is 1 of 5 high schools in the Amarillo Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,953
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 88%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 84%
Full-Time Teachers 135

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 27%
Proficient in Geometry 63%
College Readiness Index 3.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served PK – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 5
Total Students 8,467
Proficient in Reading (district average) 39%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 70%
College Readiness (district average) 13.0

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Nearby Schools

Palo Duro High School is 1 of 5 schools in the Amarillo Independent School District.

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