Lamar Elementary School

  • Lamar Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Lamar Elementary School's student population of 475 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students475 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lamar Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamar Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamar Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3722 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
64%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lamar Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDenison Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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