Lamar Elementary School

214 North Darlington Avenue
Lamar, SC 29069
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lamar Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Lamar Elementary School's student population of 297 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Lamar Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
60%
34%
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White
33%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarlington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lamar Elementary School is Lamar High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spaulding Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spaulding Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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