Lamar High School

  • Lamar High School serves 407 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lamar High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Lamar High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Lamar High School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamar High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,076 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 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 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#803 out of 2076 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
89%
71%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.47
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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