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  • Lamar High
  • 202 W 7th, Lamar
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 400
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Lamar Elementary.
  • 202 W 7th, Lamar
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Lamar Middle School
  • 202 W 7th, Lamar
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 320
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Lamar Careertechnical Center
  • 202 W 7th, Lamar
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • East Elementary.
  • 1600 E 12th St, Lamar
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Lamar school information

Average Test Scores47%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Lamar, MO educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lamar public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 8% lower than than the Missouri average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lamar public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.4% have completed high school, 15.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Lamar

Completed 8th grade86.1%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college45.8%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Lamar, MO School Districts

Lamar R-I School District

There are a total of 5 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, MO schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Lamar, MO, an average of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lamar schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lamar, MO schools.

Source: The Lamar, MO 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.