Lamar High School

  • Lamar High School serves 489 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lamar High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Lamar High School's student population of 489 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamar High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamar High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#614 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
89%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lamar High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.200.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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