PROFICIENCY 27% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%LAMAR SCHOOL DISTRICT
24%Lamar
28%Arkansas

Lamar High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "LAMAR SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Lamar, AR. There are a total of 464 students and 34 teachers at Lamar High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 249 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Lamar High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 3% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students464
Teachers34.44
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch249
Reduced lunch59

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment10
Taking some courses10
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lamar High School, there are a total of 10 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 10 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
815-19%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
835-39%
High School35-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lamar High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
Caucasian 91.9% 90.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 1.7% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 0.6% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 5.3% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.5% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 1.9% 3.1%

Lamar demographics profile

StatisticLamarArkansasNational
Population1,6462,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3575891
Median age42.337.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%58%55%
Speak English87%93%79%
Speak Spanish12%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Lamar High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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