Alternative Education Center At Lamar

970 Baker Ave
Augusta, GA 30904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Alternative Education Center At Lamar serves 144 students in grades 6-12.
Alternative Education Center At Lamar placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Alternative Education Center At Lamar places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Alternative Education Center At Lamar's student population of 144 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Alternative Education Center At Lamar is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alternative Education Center At Lamar is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2182 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
92%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.69
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alternative Education Center At Lamar is Butler High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Murphey Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta Murphey Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 694 students
    0.9 miles
    1701 15th St
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 737-7360
    0.9 6-8 694
  • Augusta Butler High School Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 911 students
    1.1 miles
    2011 Lumpkin Rd
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 796-4959
    1.1 9-12 911
  • Augusta Wilkinson Gardens Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    1.1 miles
    1925 Kratha Dr
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 737-7219
    1.1 PK-5 590
  • Augusta Jenkins-white Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    1.6 miles
    800 15th Ave
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 737-7320
    1.6 PK-5 419
  • Augusta Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School Math: 33% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 403 students
    1.6 miles
    3200 Augusta Tech Dr # B
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706) 823-5580
    1.6 6-12 403

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