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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Americas High School is an above average, public school located in El Paso, TX. It has 2,355 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.
Address
12101 Pellicano
El Paso, TX 79936
Telephone
(915) 937-2800
Website

Americas High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
69%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1060
268 responses
Average ACT
23
83 responses
AP Enrollment
21%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$43,322
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$769
National
$949
Median Home Value
$119,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.75 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.75 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 277 responses
Report
  • Homecoming week
    18%
  • Blazing of the A
    16%
  • Football Games
    14%
  • Senior week
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Christmas Fair
    9%
  • Band Camp
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,355
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.77 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.77 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.77 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,217
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.4%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.107 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.107 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.107 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,851/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.99 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.99 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.99 responses
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I really love that this school has a lot of school spirit all round and great teachers everywhere that really care to help out a student in need! I have been involved in sports since freshman year and it is definitely something you need to be a part of here at this school in order to get the full experience which is amazing. As well as any person you meet is really nice and helpful there is no sign of bullying anywhere on this campus which is truly remarkable for a high school. I would not trade my high school years for anything, this school has something really unique about it which I am obsessed with and so great fun for everyday when I step on campus. My fellow students have also pushed me in every possible way to be better everyday the academics are very challenging in this school, everyone is on top of their grades all the time!
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I loved everything about Americas High School the school community and stuff is amazing and helpful. The district takes care of our school, athletics, and other organizations! We are offered many opportunities here at Americas High School, and given a real chance at life and being a real college student after we graduate.
What I liked about Americas High School was the sense of community and overall care the teachers and student displayed for one another. My teachers were a big influence when it came to my personal and educational growth; they showed my new viewpoints when it came to broadening my horizon and encouraged me to use my education to discover the world.
What I would like to see changed would be student involvement in the El Paso community. Students can join different organizations at Americas who do help the community, but I feel Americas high school student who are not involved in extracurricular activities miss out on forming a relationship with the El Paso community. Therefor, I would like Americas high school to spend sometime in educating its students on the importance of community service, and how students efforts can have a big impact on countless lives.