Lamar school information

Average Test Scores48%51%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,89979,235
Total private schoolsn/a53124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lamar are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lamar.
  • 82.8% of people in Lamar have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.1% of people in Lamar have completed high school.
  • 18.7% of people in Lamar have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lamar

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  • East Elem.1600 E 12Th StGrades: PK - 02Students: 33 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Lamar Area Voc.-Tech. Sch.202 W 7ThGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Lamar Elem.202 W 7ThGrades: 03 - 05Students: 319 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Lamar High202 W 7ThGrades: 09 - 12Students: 379 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lamar Middle202 W 7ThGrades: 06 - 08Students: 305 · Ratio: 15:157

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Education level achieved in Lamar

Completed 8th grade82.8%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school80.1%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college48.6%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.7%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lamar (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jasper, MO99753%22%
Golden City, MO68953%22%
Liberal, MO74447%31%
Bronaugh, MO26647%31%
Sheldon, MO72945%33%
Lamar, MO4,49948%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hartwell, GA4,49985%25%
Wahoo, NE4,50072%6%
Penitas, TX4,49885%24%
Mattawa, WA4,50243%37%
East Petersburg, PA4,50486%26%
Lamar, MO4,49948%29%
Source: The Lamar, MO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.