Lamar High School

  • Lamar High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Lamar High School operates within the Darlington 01 School District.
  • Darlington 01 School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 281 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lamar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Lamar High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Lamar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Lamar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Lamar High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
64%
35%
Lamar High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
34%
52%
Lamar High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lamar High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Lamar High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.42
Lamar High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
50%
Lamar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Darlington 01 School District's student population of 10,406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,356 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,529 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Darlington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 10,406 3,454
Darlington 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Darlington 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $39 MM
Darlington 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $107 MM $38 MM
Darlington 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,356 $11,413
Darlington 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,529 $10,999
Darlington 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • LamarLamar Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 299 students
    0 miles
    214 North Darlington Avenue
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7575
    0PK-2299
  • LamarSpaulding Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 242 students
    0.3 miles
    204 East Pearl Street
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7666
    0.33-5242
  • LamarSpaulding Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 264 students
    0.5 miles
    400 East Cartersville Highway
    LamarSC 29069
    (843)326-7625
    0.56-8264
  • TimmonsvilleBrockington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    7.9 miles
    304 Kemper Street
    TimmonsvilleSC 29161
    (843)346-4953
    7.9PK-5391
  • TimmonsvilleJohnson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 148 students
    7.9 miles
    304 Kemper Street
    TimmonsvilleSC 29161
    (843)346-4685
    7.96-8148

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