64759 Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in 64759 Lamar, MO, serving 1,361 students.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri state average of 27%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

64759, Missouri

  • School Location Students Grades
  • LamarEast Elementary School
    1600 East 12th St
    LamarMO64759
    (417)681-0613
    332 students | Gr. PK-2
  • Lamar
    Lamar Area Voc.-tech. School
    Vocational School
    501 Maple
    LamarMO64759
    (417)682-3384
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Lamar
    Lamar Elementary School
    202 West 7th
    LamarMO64759
    (417)682-3567
    319 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Lamar
    Lamar High School
    503 Maple
    LamarMO64759
    (417)682-5571
    388 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Lamar
    Lamar Middle School
    202 West 7th
    LamarMO64759
    (417)682-3548
    322 students | Gr. 6-8

Zipcode Statistics

AboutZipcode 64759 Zipcode Statistics (MO) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 8,244 people 5,937,384 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 18%
Median Household Income $41,748 $41,010
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Did You Know?
Public schools in zipcode 64759 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 0.10, which is lower than the Missouri average of 0.43. The most diverse school in zipcode 64759 is East Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or in the USA.