Lamar School District No. Re-2

210 W Pearl
Lamar, CO 81052-3173
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lamar School District No. Re-2 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 994 students in Lamar School District No. Re-2. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Colorado.
Public Elementary Schools in Lamar School District No. Re-2 have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,492 Schools
# Students
1,573 Students
611,358 Students
# Teachers
96 Teachers
38,647 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lamar School District No. Re-2, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CO)
#130 out of 180 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lamar School District No. Re-2, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lamar School District No. Re-2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lamar School District No. Re-2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lamar School District No. Re-2 and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.61
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,805 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
19,853 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
927 Students
210,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
34%
# Black Students
10 Students
28,351 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
599 Students
316,085 Students
% White Students
38%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,840 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
31,198 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
23,862
# Students in K Grade:
132
61,105
# Students in 1st Grade:
108
59,964
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
61,530
# Students in 3rd Grade:
110
61,294
# Students in 4th Grade:
110
62,059
# Students in 5th Grade:
98
63,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
108
64,472
# Students in 7th Grade:
132
61,857
# Students in 8th Grade:
115
63,437
# Students in 9th Grade:
105
7,253
# Students in 10th Grade:
131
6,794
# Students in 11th Grade:
114
6,661
# Students in 12th Grade:
116
7,769
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,673 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,247. The school district revenue/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,669 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has declined by 32% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$17 MM
$13,426 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lamar School District No. Re-2 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$15 MM
$13,702 MM
This chart display total spending of Lamar School District No. Re-2 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,673
$15,247
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lamar School District No. Re-2 and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,669
$15,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lamar School District No. Re-2 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lamar School District No. Re-2 Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Alta Vista Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8785 Cr Ll
Lamar, CO 81052
(719) 336-2154
Grades: K-6
| 130 students
Rank: #22.
Parkview Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1105 Parkview
Lamar, CO 81052
(719) 336-7413
Grades: 3-5
| 259 students
Rank: #33.
Lamar Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
104 West Park
Lamar, CO 81052
(719) 336-7436
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: n/an/a
510 South 9th Street
Lamar, CO 81052
(719) 336-7764
Grades: K-2
| 262 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in CO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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