Palo Duro High School



Palo Duro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palo Duro High School Students by Grade
PK 45
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 642
10 444
11 437
12 440

Palo Duro High School is a public high school of the Amarillo Independent School District located in Amarillo, TX. It has 2,008 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Palo Duro High School is the 247th largest public high school in Texas and the 1,443rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,008
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 137.58

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Palo Duro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,012
(50%)
4,651
(49%)
 Male 996
(50%)
4,807
(51%)

Palo Duro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,116
(56%)
3,853
(41%)
 Black 377
(19%)
905
(10%)
 White 239
(12%)
4,000
(42%)
 Asian 235
(12%)
440
(5%)
 Two or More 29
(1%)
189
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
62
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

Palo Duro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,499
(75%)
4,204
(44%)
 Not Eligible 346
(17%)
4,568
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 163
(8%)
686
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palo Duro High School is ranked 81st out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palo Duro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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

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

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

Compare Palo Duro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 82.8%
 

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