Lamar Academy

1009 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 76 students in grades 9-12, Lamar Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lamar Academy's student population of 76 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Lamar Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lamar Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#3126 out of 8188 schools
(Top 50%)
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<50%
41%
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<50%
51%
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<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
93%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
7%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.13
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≥95%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
8%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lamar Academy's ranking?
Lamar Academy is ranked #3126 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Lamar Academy often compared to?
Lamar Academyis often viewed alongside schools like South Texas Isd Science Academy, Memorial High School, South Texas Isd Health Professions by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lamar Academy?
The graduation rate of Lamar Academy is 95%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Lamar Academy?
76 students attend Lamar Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Lamar Academy students are Hispanic, and 7% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lamar Academy?
Lamar Academy has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lamar Academy offer ?
Lamar Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lamar Academy part of?
Lamar Academy is part of Mcallen ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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