Lamar Elementary School

  • Lamar Elementary School serves 330 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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 330 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamar Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamar Elementary School is 0.66, 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#1075 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
41%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
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 Score0.660.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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