Lamar High School



Lamar High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lamar High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 106
10 64
11 63
12 48

Lamar High School is a public high school of the Darlington 01 School District located in Lamar, SC. It has 281 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lamar High School is the 211th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 15,159th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Lamar High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 147
(52%)
1,492
(50%)
 Female 134
(48%)
1,506
(50%)

Lamar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 185
(66%)
1,597
(53%)
 White 87
(31%)
1,271
(42%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
70
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
43
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lamar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 281
(100%)
2,998
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lamar High School is ranked 173rd out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lamar High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 348
2006 346
2007 347
2008 310
2009 303
2010 290
2011 288
2012 288
2013 263
2014 281
2015 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 8.2
2007 12.4
2008 11.5
2009 14.4
2010 14.1
2011 12.8
2012 12
2013 11.4
2014 13.4
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72701149425287
2006 0.70231213872832
2007 0.7492795389049
2008 0.72258064516129
2009 0.79207920792079
2010 0.78965517241379
2011 0.77083333333333
2012 0.77430555555556
2013 0.74524714828897
2014 0.73309608540925
2015 1

Compare Lamar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Private PK - 12 286 13:1 14 miles
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