Lamar Middle School

104 West Park
Lamar, CO 81052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lamar Middle School serves 320 students in grades 6-8.
Lamar Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Lamar Middle School's student population of 320 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Lamar Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lamar Middle School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1318 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
59%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
37%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar School District No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lamar Middle School is Lamar High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wiley Junior-senior High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lamar Washington Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 270 students
    0.2 miles
    510 South 9th Street
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-7764
    0.2 K-2 270
  • Lamar Parkview Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 293 students
    0.4 miles
    1105 Parkview
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-7413
    0.4 3-5 293
  • Lamar Lamar High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 443 students
    0.9 miles
    1900 South 11th Street
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-3488
    0.9 9-12 443
  • Lamar Melvin Hendrickson Development Center
    Grades: PK | 107 students
    0.9 miles
    510 Savage Avenue
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-2022
    0.9 PK 107
  • Lamar Alta Vista Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 133 students
    3.4 miles
    8785 Cr Ll
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-2154
    3.4 K-6 133

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