Lamar High School

Lamar High School serves 2,922 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Lamar High School operates within the Arlington Independent School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2922 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,922 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lamar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 181 teachers
Lamar High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lamar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Lamar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Lamar High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
37%
52%
Lamar High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
31%
13%
Lamar High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
27%
29%
Lamar High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lamar High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lamar High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.70 0.41
Lamar High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
53%
Lamar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 64,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,860 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,596 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Arlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 64,688 838
Arlington Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 83%
Arlington Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $563 MM $9 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $546 MM $10 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,860 $12,250
Arlington Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,596 $12,682
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Jean Massieu Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shackelford J High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butler Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ArlingtonShackelford J High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 735 students2000 North Fielder Rd
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3600
    0.47-8735
  • ArlingtonButler Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 668 students2121 Margaret Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-1010
    0.5PK-6668
  • ArlingtonTurning Point Alter J High School
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 29 students2209 North Davis Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3050
    0.56-829
  • ArlingtonRoquemore Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 670 students2001 Van Buren Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-3500
    0.9PK-6670
  • ArlingtonWebb Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 876 students1200 North Cooper St
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-4300
    1PK-6876

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