201 Parland Pl
San Antonio, TX 78209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lamar Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lamar Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lamar Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Lamar Elementary School's student population of 366 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Lamar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lamar Elementary School is 0.41, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5774 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
75%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Amazing school with amazing faculty! The principal Mr. Sparks is wonderful and has good solutions to problems that arise. My child has gone here since kindergarten, every single one of his teachers is great, all of them with patience of saints, all of them kind. My kids have thrived here.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50%)

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