Lamar High School

  • Lamar High School serves 2,918 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Lamar High School operates within the Arlington Independent School District.
  • Arlington Independent School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 186 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,918 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lamar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 186 teachers
Lamar High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lamar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Lamar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
4%
Lamar High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
36%
52%
Lamar High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
34%
13%
Lamar High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
25%
29%
Lamar High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lamar High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lamar High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Lamar High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.70 0.41
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.
50%
52%
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.
5%
6%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Arlington Independent School District's student population of 63,882 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,561 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,812 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Arlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 63,882 825
Arlington Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 83%
Arlington Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $619 MM $10 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $570 MM $10 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,561 $12,126
Arlington Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,812 $11,704
Arlington Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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