Lamesa High School

  • Lamesa High School serves 491 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lamesa High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Lamesa High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Lamesa High School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lamesa High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lamesa High School is 0.32, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3610 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
76%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.320.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamesa Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lamesa North Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 439 students
    0.0 miles
    601 N 14th
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806) 872-5428
    0.0 3-5 439
  • Lamesa Lamesa Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 409 students
    1.0 miles
    S 1st And Bryan
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806) 872-8301
    1.0 6-9 409
  • Lamesa Lamesa Success Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 45 students
    1.0 miles
    102 Bryan Ave
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806) 872-5410
    1.0 7-12 45
  • Lamesa South Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 537 students
    1.8 miles
    2000 S 8th
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806) 872-5401
    1.8 PK-2 537
  • Lamesa Klondike Isd
    Grades: PK-12 | 246 students
    4.4 miles
    2911 County Rd H
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806) 462-7332
    4.4 PK-12 246

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