Lamar County Head Start

  • Lamar County Head Start serves 193 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Lamar County Head Start's student population of 193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students193 students
This chart display total students of Lamar County Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Lamar County Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lamar County Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Lamar County Head Start's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamar County Head Start is 0.72, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lamar County Head Start and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
41%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
21%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lamar County Head Start. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.720.64
This chart display the diversity score of Lamar County Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lamar County Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParis Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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