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Lamar school information

Index Lamar Colorado National
Average Test Scores35%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools81,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lamar are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Lamar
  • 77.1% of people in Lamar have completed 8th grade
  • 75.4% of people in Lamar have completed high school
  • 14.6% of people in Lamar have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lamar

      Index Lamar Colorado National
      Completed 8th grade77.1%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school75.4%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college53.6%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.8%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.6%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters4.6%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

      Lamar, CO School Districts

      • Lamar School District RE-2

      There are a total of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Lamar. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lamar, CO schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Lamar, CO, an average of 77.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Wiley, CO34934%30.2%
      Lamar, CO7,59835%26.8%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      West Frankfort, IL7,59724%50.7%
      Oceano, CA7,60138%20.8%
      Clear Lake, IA7,59473%52.4%
      Sioux Center, IA7,59269%43.8%
      Emerson, NJ7,60660%24.0%
      Lamar, CO7,59835%26.8%
      Source: The Lamar, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.