Alternative Education Center At Lamar

  • Alternative Education Center At Lamar serves 150 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Alternative Education Center At Lamar's student population of 150 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students150 students
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Alternative Education Center At Lamar by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alternative Education Center At Lamar's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Education Center At Lamar is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#2157 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
Hispanic
1%
15%
Black
93%
37%
White
3%
40%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Education Center At Lamar.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.130.68
Graduation Rate21-39%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
57%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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