Lamar County Public Schools

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There are 4 public schools in Lamar County, Georgia, serving 2,588 students.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Lamar County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BarnesvilleLamar County Comprehensive High School
    1 Trojan Way
    BarnesvilleGA30204
    (770)358-8641
    722 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Barnesville
    Lamar County Elementary School
    228 Roberta Dr
    BarnesvilleGA30204
    (770)358-5556
    583 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Barnesville
    Lamar County Middle School
    100 Burnette Rd
    BarnesvilleGA30204
    (770)358-8652
    562 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Barnesville
    Lamar County Primary School
    154 Burnette Rd
    BarnesvilleGA30204
    (770)358-8661
    721 students | Gr. PK-2

County Statistics

About Lamar County County Statistics (GA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 17,631 people 9,431,284 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 15% 21%
Median Household Income $36,621 $40,271
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Did You Know?
Lamar County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.30, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Lamar County is Paris Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or in the USA.