Lamar Elementary School

3200 Kessler Ave
Midland, TX 79701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lamar Elementary School serves 544 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 25% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Lamar Elementary School's student population of 544 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 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 0.35, 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
#7305 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
80%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMidland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lamar Elementary School is Texas Leadership Of Midland (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Angelo Texas Leadership Of Midland Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-9 | 532 students
    0.2 miles
    3300 Thomas Ave
    San Angelo, TX 76906
    (432) 242-7117
    0.2 K-9 532
  • Midland Alamo J High School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 732 students
    0.9 miles
    3800 W Storey Ave
    Midland, TX 79703
    (432) 689-1700
    0.9 7-8 732
  • Midland Bonham Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 631 students
    0.9 miles
    909 Bonham St
    Midland, TX 79703
    (432) 240-6000
    0.9 PK-6 631
  • Midland Long Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 518 students
    0.9 miles
    4200 Cedar Spring Dr
    Midland, TX 79703
    (432) 240-7400
    0.9 PK-6 518
  • Midland Burnet Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 553 students
    1.0 miles
    900 S Raymond Rd
    Midland, TX 79703
    (432) 240-6200
    1 PK-6 553

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