Lamar Middle School

301 Elberta St
Lamar, AR 72846
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lamar Middle School serves 446 students in grades 4-7.
Lamar Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Lamar Middle School's student population of 446 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-7
Total Students446 students
This chart display total students of Lamar Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Lamar Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lamar Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lamar Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Lamar Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lamar Middle School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#533 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Lamar Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lamar Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lamar Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lamar Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lamar Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lamar Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.220.58
This chart display the diversity score of Lamar Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lamar Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Lamar Middle School is Lamar High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lamar Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lamar Lamar Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-3 | 460 students
    0.0 miles
    301 Elberta St
    Lamar, AR 72846
    (479) 885-3363
    0 PK-3 460
  • Lamar Lamar High School Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 489 students
    0.0 miles
    301 Elberta St
    Lamar, AR 72846
    (479) 885-3344
    0 8-12 489
  • Clarksville Clarksville High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 582 students
    5.2 miles
    1703 Clark Rd
    Clarksville, AR 72830
    (479) 705-3212
    5.2 10-12 582
  • Clarksville Clarksville Junior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 617 students
    5.4 miles
    1801 Clark Rd
    Clarksville, AR 72830
    (479) 705-3224
    5.4 7-9 617
  • Clarksville Kraus Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 382 students
    5.6 miles
    1901 Clark Rd
    Clarksville, AR 72830
    (479) 705-3240
    5.6 5-6 382

School Reviews

Review Lamar Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Entering high school is a big change and a big challenge. Take advice from high school teachers and fellow students to help you survive the transition.
Michelle Rhee's name seems to garner press as often as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but Rhee has her equal share of critics and supporters. Learn about Rhee's controversial reforms and plans for revolutionizing education in this country.
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.