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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 57%

Lamar school information

IndexLamarArkansasNational
Average Test Scores24%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools286079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lamar are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lamar
  • 71.5% of people in Lamar have completed 8th grade
  • 68.4% of people in Lamar have completed high school
  • 12.9% of people in Lamar have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lamar

      IndexLamarArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade71.5%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school68.4%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college28.8%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.8%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.9%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.9%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%0.9%1.3%

      Lamar, AR School Districts

      • Lamar School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Lamar. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lamar, AR schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Lamar, AR, an average of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 68.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Scranton, AR18540%20%
      Russellville, AR29,13634%31%
      London, AR93530%40%
      Clarksville, AR9,39125%50%
      Hartman, AR5787%87%
      Lamar, AR1,64624%52%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hagerstown, IN1,64668%39%
      Teaticket, MA1,64660%21%
      Bement, IL1,64629%42%
      Timpson, TX1,64572%47%
      Stanley, VA1,64563%27%
      Lamar, AR1,64624%52%
      Source: The Lamar, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.