River Road High School

101 West Mobley, Amarillo, TX 79108 | (806) 383-8867
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 422
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 101 W Mobley, Amarillo, TX 79108
  • Principal or Admin: Andy Nies
  • Fax: (806) 381-7818
  • Website: www.rrisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 422
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 214 (50.7%)
  • Females: 208 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 58 (13.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 112 (26.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 170 (40.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
River Road High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.4%
Black10.2%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic5212.3%
White36285.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For River Road High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade12730.1%
10th Grade11427.0%
11th Grade9121.6%
12th Grade9021.3%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
67.0%
District:
67.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
51.0%
District:
44.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
93.5%
District:
93.5%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.2%
District:
3.2%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.1
District:
10.4
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
36.8%
District:
41.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.2%
District:
16.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
29.8%
District:
21.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
15.2%
District:
17.4%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$56,289
District:
$61,174
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,718
District:
$40,660
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$35,060
District:
$35,060
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$38,599
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,385
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,991
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,485
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that River Road High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
53.8%
District:
53.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
25.6%
District:
25.6%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
940.0
District:
940.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
20.3
District:
20.3
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201061.0%61.0%70.0%
200961.0%61.0%67.0%
200870.0%70.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%94.0%92.0%
200988.0%88.0%87.0%
200889.0%89.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200842.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200811.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201087.0%87.0%90.0%
200989.0%89.0%88.0%
200886.0%86.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201060.0%60.0%74.0%
200963.0%63.0%65.0%
200848.0%48.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201072.0%72.0%74.0%
200959.0%59.0%66.0%
200856.0%56.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201093.0%93.0%93.0%
200986.0%86.0%90.0%
200888.0%88.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.0%95.0%93.0%
200996.0%96.0%92.0%
200897.0%97.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201089.0%89.0%89.0%
200971.0%71.0%81.0%
200878.0%78.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201091.0%91.0%91.0%
200978.0%78.0%85.0%
200883.0%83.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%98.0%98.0%
200996.0%96.0%97.0%
200897.0%97.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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