Amarillo school information

IndexAmarilloTexasNational
Average Test Scores75%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools687,41879,221
Total private schools111,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
The Amarillo, TX educational system consists of 68 public schools, 11 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Amarillo public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 5% higher than than the Texas average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Amarillo public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.0% have completed high school, 22.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Amarillo are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 68 public schools in Amarillo.
  • 79.5% of people in Amarillo have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.0% of people in Amarillo have completed high school.
  • 22.3% of people in Amarillo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Amarillo

IndexAmarilloTexasNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.3%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Amarillo (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canyon, TX14,53387%77%
Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%

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Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
Glendale, CA197,89552%6%
Augusta, GA196,78422%56%
Akron, OH198,50857%15%
Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%
Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
Source: The Amarillo, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.