Lamar Middle School

  • Lamar Middle School serves 1,015 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Lamar Middle School's student population of 1,015 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,015 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamar Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamar Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1756 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
56%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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