Lamar High School

Lamar High School serves 288 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lamar High School operates within the Darlington 01 School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 288 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Lamar High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lamar High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Lamar High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Lamar High School American Indian (2012-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Lamar High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
63%
36%
Lamar High School Black (1988-2013)
White
35%
52%
Lamar High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lamar High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.49 0.41
Lamar High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
70%
52%
Lamar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,269 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Darlington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 10,269 4,140
Darlington 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 56% 66%
District Total Revenue $119 MM $37 MM
District Spending $111 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,789 $9,170
Darlington 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,022 $10,604
Darlington 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Timmonsville High School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spaulding Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lamar Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LamarLamar Elementary School
    214 North Darlington Ave
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7575
    0 mi | 272 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • LamarSpaulding Elementary School
    204 East Pearl St
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7666
    0.3 mi | 236 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • LamarSpaulding Middle School
    400 East Cartersville Hwy
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7625
    0.5 mi | 283 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TimmonsvilleBrockington Elementary School
    304 Kemper St
    TimmonsvilleSC 29161
    (843)346-4653
    7.9 mi | 323 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TimmonsvilleJohnson Middle School
    304 Kemper St
    TimmonsvilleSC 29161
    (843)346-4685
    7.9 mi | 169 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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