Lamar High School

Lamar High School serves 2,851 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Lamar High School operates within the Arlington Independent School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2851 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 179 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,851 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 179 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 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 14:1
Lamar High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
4%
Lamar High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
36%
51%
Lamar High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
30%
13%
Lamar High School Black (1988-2013)
White
29%
30%
Lamar High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Lamar High School Sch Ethnicity Lamar High School Sta Ethnicity
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 (1988-2013)
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.
50%
53%
Lamar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,150 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Arlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 65,150 822
Arlington Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
Arlington Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $550 MM $9 MM
District Spending $514 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,721 $11,947
Arlington Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,156 $12,666
Arlington Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • ArlingtonShackelford J High School
    2000 North Fielder Rd
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3600
    0.4 mi | 723 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • ArlingtonButler Elementary School
    2121 Margaret Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-1010
    0.5 mi | 663 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ArlingtonTurning Point Alter J High School
    Alternative School
    2209 North Davis Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3050
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 39 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ArlingtonRoquemore Elementary School
    2001 Van Buren Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-3500
    0.9 mi | 662 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ArlingtonWebb Elementary School
    1200 North Cooper St
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-4300
    1 mi | 876 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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