Lamar County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 755 students in Lamar County School District. The top ranked public high school in Lamar County School District is Lamar County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public high school in Lamar County School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Georgia.
public high school in Lamar County School District have a Graduation Rate of 87%, which is more than the Georgia average of 83%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Lamar County High School, with 85-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public high school average of 59% (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 Schools1 School511 Schools
# of Students755 Students545,950 Students
# of Teachers44 Teachers32,051 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1

District Comparison

Lamar County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 192 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
0.530.68
# of American Indian Students1 Student1,057 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students9 Students21,942 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students23 Students76,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# of Black Students245 Students202,092 Students
% Black Students
33%
37%
# of White Students459 Students226,451 Students
% White Students
61%
42%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student575 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students17 Students17,328 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 534
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 1,355
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 1,469
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 1,525
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,718
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,782
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 1,979
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 3,600
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 4,064
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 5,922
# of Students in 9th Grade:190147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:191135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:195123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:179115,678
# 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 High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lamar County High School Math: 15% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Trojan Way
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    (770) 358-8641

    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
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