300 Sls Road
Millport, AL 35576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Lamar School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
South Lamar School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Lamar School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

South Lamar School's student population of 590 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

South Lamar School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Lamar School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#391 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
84%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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