Lamar Middle School

104 West Park
Lamar, CO 81052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 343 students in grades 6-8, Lamar Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lamar Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lamar Middle School's student population of 343 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
343 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Lamar Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lamar Middle School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
#1379 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
33%
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20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
64%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
34%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lamar Middle School's ranking?
Lamar Middle School is ranked #1379 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Lamar Middle School?
343 students attend Lamar Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Lamar Middle School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lamar Middle School?
Lamar Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Lamar Middle School offer ?
Lamar Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Lamar Middle School part of?
Lamar Middle School is part of Lamar School District No. Re-2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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