Niche Grade
  • Grades
    PK, 9-12
  • Students
  • Type
  • Reviews
    76 3.8
  • Ranking

Palo Duro High School is a public school in Amarillo, Texas. It has 1,953 students in grades PK and 9-12. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 76 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1400 North Grant
Amarillo, TX 79107
(806) 326-2400

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 76 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: Palo Duro High School is probably one of the best schools in Amarillo, Texas this school holds over 500 different languages , The Clubs and Organizations is what holds this school up. Everyone participating and coming up with different ideas is what makes this school so unique the different cultures and Everyone gets along with different races and Ethnicity's.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: We have wonderfull opritunities to become anything we choose to in high school. there are so many organizations and clubs to enter and report in after shcool activities.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Resources & Facilities: Our building is very well kept.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: We have the most wonderful counselors and office staff that any schoool could have. They are very helpful and know everything you would like to know. They are very much intersested into your future and success. Everything they do including the way we dress and bullying is for our benifit to grow up in the real world.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Although the saftey policies are established, they are not practiced well enough to the extent of where and emergency would be tooken care of. There are absolutely no bullies and a no bully policy. At Palo Duro we have a bully box were you can report anything bad. Health and school nursing staff are on top into making sure everyone is in the best conditions.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Bowie Middle School 3 mi. 1,040
2.66 Caprock High School 4 mi. 1,934
3.00 Tascosa High School 4 mi. 2,260
4.00 Amarillo High School 6 mi. 2,058
3.00 Randall High School 9 mi. 1,392

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 50%
Male 49%


PreK 2.6%
Grade 9 32.1%
Grade 10 21.9%
Grade 11 23.1%
Grade 12 20.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 14% No