Lamar High School

  • Lamar High School serves 2,918 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,918 students
Lamar High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lamar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers186 teachers
Lamar High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLamar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Lamar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lamar High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLamar High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.700.63
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 (1995-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,654 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,395 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameArlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed63,882825
Arlington Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%83%
Arlington Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$563 MM$9 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$546 MM$10 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,654$12,250
Arlington Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,395$12,682
Arlington Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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