Lamar Academy serves 93 students in grades 9-12.
Lamar Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 93 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 50% in TX)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Lamar Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Lamar Academy's student population of 93 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lamar Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lamar Academy is 0.04, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3753 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Lamar Academy's ranking?
Lamar Academy is ranked #3753 out of 8,079 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 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 37% TX state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lamar Academy?
The graduation rate of Lamar Academy is 90-94%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Lamar Academy?
93 students attend Lamar Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Lamar Academy students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lamar Academy?
Lamar Academy has a student ration of 5:1, 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 Independent School District.
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