300 Sls Road
Millport, AL 35576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
South Lamar School serves 604 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
South Lamar School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 604 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Lamar School's student population of 604 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

South Lamar School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Lamar School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#379 out of 1276 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
12%
32%
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White
85%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

What is the graduation rate of South Lamar School?

The graduation rate of South Lamar School is 90%, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 90%.

How many students attend South Lamar School?

604 students attend South Lamar School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of South Lamar School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of South Lamar School?

South Lamar School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does South Lamar School offer ?

South Lamar School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

What school district is South Lamar School part of?

South Lamar School is part of Lamar County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 604 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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