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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,937 students in Lamar County School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in Lamar County School District are Lamar County Elementary School, Lamar County Middle School and Lamar County Primary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in Lamar County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public elementary school average of 61% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameLamar County School District
School District Websitehttp://lamar.k12.ga.us
School District Phone Number(770) 358-5891
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools3 Schools1,838 Schools
# of Students1,937 Students1,250,587 Students
# of Teachers124 Teachers83,591 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Lamar County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#137 out of 213 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lamar County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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 GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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 GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lamar County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.550.69
# of American Indian Students2 Students2,446 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students7 Students51,077 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students53 Students200,326 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
16%
# of Black Students635 Students459,154 Students
% Black Students
33%
37%
# of White Students1,143 Students487,616 Students
% White Students
59%
39%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,317 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students97 Students48,550 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13346,446
# of Students in Kindergarten:196125,822
# of Students in 1st Grade:199128,346
# of Students in 2nd Grade:195130,192
# of Students in 3rd Grade:206136,103
# of Students in 4th Grade:201138,451
# of Students in 5th Grade:204139,347
# of Students in 6th Grade:211135,269
# of Students in 7th Grade:187128,234
# of Students in 8th Grade:205126,088
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,818
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 4,637
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 3,562
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 3,272
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,579 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,799. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,933 is less than the state median of $11,763. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$29 MM$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lamar County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$27 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Lamar County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,579$11,799
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 GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,933$11,763
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 GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Lamar County School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lamar County Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    228 Roberta Dr
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-5556

    Grades: 3-5 | 611 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Lamar County Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Burnette Rd
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8652

    Grades: 6-8 | 603 students
  • Rank: #33.154 Burnette Rd
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8661

    Grades: PK-2 | 723 students
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