Lamar County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,389 students in Lamar County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Lamar County School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lamar County School District are Vernon Elementary School, South Lamar School and Sulligent School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lamar County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Lamar County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
2,389 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
133 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Lamar County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#55 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lamar County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lamar County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lamar County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lamar County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.27
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
50 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
282 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
12%
33%
# White Students
2,029 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
85%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
69
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
178
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
162
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
161
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
170
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
192
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
182
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
190
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
171
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
203
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
180
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
163
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
188
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,915 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,253 is less than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$24 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lamar County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Lamar County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,915
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lamar County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,253
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lamar County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Lamar County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vernon Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9700 Hwy 18 W
Vernon, AL 35592
(205) 695-9728
Grades: PK-3
| 328 students
Rank: #22.
South Lamar School
Math: 61% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Sls Road
Millport, AL 35576
(205) 662-4411
Grades: PK-12
| 590 students
Rank: #33.
Sulligent School
Math: 54% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
500 Elm St
Sulligent, AL 35586
(205) 698-9254
Grades: PK-12
| 809 students
Rank: #44.
Lamar County Highintermediate
Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8990 Highway 18
Vernon, AL 35592
(205) 695-9728
Grades: 4-12
| 662 students
Lamar County School Of Technology
Vocational School
43880 Hwy 17 South
Vernon, AL 35592
(205) 695-7129
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Students: 2,389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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