Lamar Elementary School

1100 Mclarry Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lamar Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lamar Elementary School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Lamar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lamar Elementary School is 0.11, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6679 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
94%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
5%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.110.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlingen CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lamar Elementary School is Harlingen H S - South (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coakley Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harlingen Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    0.5 miles
    601 S J St
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3120
    0.5 PK-5 356
  • Harlingen Wilson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
    0.6 miles
    16495 Primera Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3190
    0.6 PK-5 500
  • Harlingen Bowie Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    0.8 miles
    309 W Lincoln Ave
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3080
    0.8 PK-5 339
  • Harlingen Harlingen H S - South Math: 20-24% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,549 student
    0.8 miles
    1701 Dixieland Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3800
    0.8 9-12 1,549
  • Harlingen Crockett Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.9 miles
    1406 W Jefferson St
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3090
    0.9 PK-5 358

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