Lamar Middle School

6201 Wynona Ave
Austin, TX 78757
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,203 students in grades 6-8, Lamar Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 20% in TX
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lamar Middle School's student population of 1,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Lamar Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lamar Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#1599 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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49%
37%
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55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
53%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
56%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lamar Middle School's ranking?
Lamar Middle School is ranked #1599 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Lamar Middle School often compared to?
Lamar Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kealing Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Lamar Middle School?
1,203 students attend Lamar Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Lamar Middle School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
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 Texas state average of 14:1.
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 Austin ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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