Palo Duro High School



Palo Duro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palo Duro High School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 670
10 498
11 473
12 414

Palo Duro High School is a public high school of the Amarillo Independent School District located in Amarillo, TX. It has 2,097 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Palo Duro High School is the 244th largest public high school in Texas and the 1,327th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,097
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 141.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,327th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 244th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,372nd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 201st out of 2,121

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Palo Duro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,051
(50%)
4,933
(51%)
 Female 1,046
(50%)
4,810
(49%)

Palo Duro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,236
(59%)
4,252
(44%)
 Black 354
(17%)
906
(9%)
 Asian 274
(13%)
524
(5%)
 White 189
(9%)
3,752
(39%)
 Two or More 42
(2%)
249
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Palo Duro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,643
(78%)
4,568
(47%)
 Not Eligible 315
(15%)
4,519
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 139
(7%)
656
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palo Duro High School is ranked 72nd out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palo Duro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Palo Duro High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1994
2006 1917
2007 1932
2008 1881
2009 1940
2010 1989
2011 1953
2012 2008
2013 1975
2014 1987
2015 2097

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.6
2007 14.4
2008 14.7
2009 15.1
2010 14.7
2011 14.5
2012 14.6
2013 14.2
2014 14.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69207622868606
2006 0.75795513823683
2007 0.78985507246377
2008 0.76874003189793
2009 0.78762886597938
2010 0.81699346405229
2011 0.83717357910906
2012 0.82768924302789
2013 0.86075949367089
2014 0.87317564167086
2015 0.84978540772532

Compare Palo Duro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 85.0%
 

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