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Posted January 15, 2006

Pampa High School has a great leadership and interest level from the teachers to the students. The counselors really try to get involved as much as they can to help students with issues that might come up. They often times go beyond the call of duty so to speak.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

216 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

209 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

226 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

224 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

224 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
92%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Female98%
Male90%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students79%
Female84%
Male76%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students94%
Female96%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female99%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
73%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

226 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

258 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
57%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
47%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
41%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
26%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

238 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
81%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students72%
Female74%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracial50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education30%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education55%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education47%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)10%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students62%
Female74%
Male53%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education26%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)13%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students42%
Female47%
Male37%
Black or African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracial43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Special education3%
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students70%
Female74%
Male65%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education24%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students47%
Female56%
Male37%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special education5%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant47%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted43%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students89%
Female93%
Male86%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education56%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education38%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students73%
Female71%
Male75%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education45%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 31%
Hispanic 36% 50%
Black 4% 13%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Tanya Larkin
Fax number
  • (806) 669-4826

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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