Amarillo High School

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4225 Danbury Dr

Amarillo, TX 79109

(806) 326-2000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,096

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Amarillo High School

I have two students that currently attend AHS. Both of them have had an excellent education with fantastic teachers. I wouldn't want them to go to any other school in Amarillo. They will both have one year of college credit when they graduate. Their teachers go over and above to ensure a quality education.

Posted by a parent on 05/13/11

Best high school in Amarillo,Great teachers,principals and students! A++++++

Posted by a parent on 11/03/09

I am an Amarillo High School graduate and I was a low average student. I left the area after graduating and started college. I was amazed at how easy college was. I graduated with a 3.9 GPA. AHS prepared me in ways that I couldnt imagine.

Posted by a parent on 05/16/09

The instrumental music programs are incredible and the benefits my children have received from them are truly the highest level!

Posted by a parent on 07/30/07

Freshmen have a difficult time adjusting to the rigorous demands of their classes. Little homework is assigned, yet tests and exams are very difficult. I would like to see more teachers offer a variety of ways for students to show their mastery of a subject rather than simple knowledge-based tests. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/06

Amarillo High has a great combination of academics and extracurricular activities. Graduates do well in difficult college settings. The sports teams are the finest in the city, and compete well state wide.

Posted by a parent on 10/11/05

Overall, this school is very accomodating to it's students. With a generous academic program, it's convenient for students to choose their academic path with the option to study courses closely related to their post-school dreams. It offers AP courses with college credentials, and an International ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/14/05

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Test scores for Amarillo High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Amarillo High School
Amarillo Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Amarillo schools — Amarillo High School is located at 4225 Danbury Dr, Amarillo TX 79109. 4225 Danbury Dr is in the 79109 ZIP code in Amarillo, TX The school district for Amarillo High School is the Amarillo Isd. Amarillo High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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