Lamar High School

Lamar High School serves 2,922 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 2922 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,922 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lamar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 181 teachers
Lamar High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Lamar High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
37%
52%
Lamar High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
31%
13%
Lamar High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
27%
29%
Lamar High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lamar High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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%
53%
Lamar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Lamar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Arlington Independent School District's student population of 64,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,860 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,596 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Arlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 64,688 838
Arlington Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 83%
Arlington Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $563 MM $9 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $546 MM $10 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,860 $12,250
Arlington Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,596 $12,682
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jean Massieu Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shackelford J High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butler Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • ArlingtonShackelford J High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 735 students
    0.4 miles
    2000 North Fielder Rd
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3600
    0.47-8735
  • ArlingtonButler Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 668 students
    0.5 miles
    2121 Margaret Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-1010
    0.5PK-6668
  • ArlingtonTurning Point Alter J High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 29 students
    0.5 miles
    2209 North Davis Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76012
    (682)867-3050
    0.56-829
  • ArlingtonRoquemore Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 670 students
    0.9 miles
    2001 Van Buren Dr
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-3500
    0.9PK-6670
  • ArlingtonWebb Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 876 students
    1 miles
    1200 North Cooper St
    ArlingtonTX 76011
    (682)867-4300
    1PK-6876

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