Lamar school information

IndexLamarSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores44%46%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a93279,235
Total private schoolsn/a36924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lamar are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Lamar.
  • 67.8% of people in Lamar have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.6% 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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  • Lamar Elementary214 North Darlington AvenueGrades: PK - 2Students: 299 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Lamar High216 North Darlington AvenueGrades: 9 - 12Students: 281 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Spaulding Elementary204 East Pearl StreetGrades: 3 - 5Students: 242 · Ratio: 19:130
  • Spaulding Middle School400 East Cartersville HighwayGrades: 6 - 8Students: 264 · Ratio: 15:124

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Education level achieved in Lamar

IndexLamarSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade67.8%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school66.6%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college37.7%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.7%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters3.9%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hartsville, SC7,85752%5%
Darlington, SC6,23243%12%
Bishopville, SC3,37222%55%
Timmonsville, SC2,25122%55%
Mayesville, SC57117%65%
Lamar, SC89944%10%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitewood, SD89939%21%
Jarrell, TX89971%45%
Franklin, GA89940%19%
Mannsville, OK89953%8%
Haxtun, CO89927%45%
Lamar, SC89944%10%
Source: The Lamar, SC 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.