North Lamar High School

North Lamar High School serves 800 students in grades 9-12.
North Lamar High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

North Lamar High School's student population of 800 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students800 students
This chart display total students of North Lamar High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of North Lamar High School
Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of North Lamar High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of North Lamar High School by grade.

School Rankings

North Lamar High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Lamar 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 Testing Rank
#2179 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of North Lamar High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Lamar High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Lamar High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of North Lamar High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Lamar High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Lamar High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Lamar High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
82%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Lamar High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in North Lamar High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Lamar High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.320.64
This chart display the diversity score of North Lamar High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of North Lamar High School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Lamar High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Lamar High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Lamar Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Lamar High School is Travis H S Of Choice (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frank Stone Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailey Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paris Bailey Intermediate School Math: 57% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 333 students
    0.1 miles
    3201 Lewis Ln
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7971
    0.1 4-5 333
  • Paris Cecil Everett Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 303 students
    0.1 miles
    3201 Lewis Ln
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-2061
    0.1 2-3 303
  • Paris Frank Stone Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 577 students
    0.1 miles
    3201 Lewis Ln
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-2041
    0.1 6-8 577
  • Paris W L Higgins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 303 students
    0.1 miles
    3201 Lewis Ln
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-2081
    0.1 PK-1 303
  • Paris Givens Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 127 students
    1.2 miles
    655 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    Paris, TX 75460
    (903) 737-7466
    1.2 PK 127

School Reviews

Review North Lamar High 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
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.