North Heights Alternative



North Heights Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Heights Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 12
9 122
10 96
11 98
12 188

North Heights Alternative is a public high school of the Amarillo Independent School District located in Amarillo, TX. It has 516 students in grades 8th through 12th. North Heights Alternative is the 821st largest public high school in Texas and the 10,542nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.4 to 1.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,542nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 821st out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,036th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,162nd out of 2,121

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North Heights Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 292
(57%)
4,933
(51%)
 Female 224
(43%)
4,810
(49%)

North Heights Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 290
(56%)
4,252
(44%)
 White 98
(19%)
3,752
(39%)
 Black 81
(16%)
906
(9%)
 Asian 32
(6%)
524
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
249
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

North Heights Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 304
(59%)
4,519
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(40%)
4,568
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
656
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Heights Alternative is ranked 930th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Heights Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

North Heights Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 72
2006 98
2007 113
2008 150
2009 265
2010 247
2011 262
2012 323
2013 439
2014 514
2015 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 3.1
2006 4.2
2007 4.8
2008 6.3
2009 11.3
2010 10.2
2011 11
2012 13.2
2013 18.5
2014 21.2
2015 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54166666666667
2006 0.54081632653061
2007 0.35398230088496
2008 0.41333333333333
2009 0.40377358490566
2010 0.51417004048583
2011 0.48473282442748
2012 0.45201238390093
2013 0.48974943052392
2014 0.48249027237354
2015 0.41085271317829

Compare North Heights Alternative to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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