Lamar Elementary School (Closed 2011)

2212 Morris
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-64% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 83%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-84% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 88%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students (09-10)
392 students
This chart displays total students of Lamar Elementary School by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Lamar Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (TX)
(09-10)
60-64%
83%
(09-10)
80-84%
88%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Lamar Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian
(09-10)
1%
n/a
Asian
(09-10)
n/a
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
(09-10)
91%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
(09-10)
6%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
(09-10)
2%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Lamar Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the diversity score of Lamar Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
96%
43%
This chart displays 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 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
3%
8%
This chart displays 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 2009-10 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 83% TX state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 88% TX state average).
How many students attend Lamar Elementary School?
392 students attend Lamar Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Lamar Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Lamar Elementary School offer ?
Lamar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lamar Elementary School part of?
Lamar Elementary School is part of Corpus Christi Independent School District.

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