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 73
10 91
11 62
12 62

Lamar High School is a public high school of the Darlington 01 School District located in Lamar, SC. It has 288 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lamar High School is the 201st largest public high school in South Carolina and the 14,817th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 24

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Lamar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 152
(53%)
1,503
(51%)
 Female 136
(47%)
1,456
(49%)

Lamar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 180
(63%)
1,578
(53%)
 White 102
(35%)
1,300
(44%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
40
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
21
(1%)

Lamar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(71%)
1,727
(58%)
 Not Eligible 65
(23%)
1,069
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
163
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lamar High School is ranked 184th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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

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

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

Compare Lamar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 77.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Lamar High School
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Public 09 - 12 288 12:1  
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Lee High School
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Trinity Collegiate School
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Private 07 - 12 97 8:1 10 miles
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Private PK - 12 443 12:1 11 miles
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Public 07 - 08 961 18.2:1 13 miles
The King'S Academy
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Private KG - 12 285 10:1 13 miles
Hartsville High School
Hartsville, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,254 16.7:1 14 miles
West Florence High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,711 17.5:1 14 miles
Maranatha Christian School
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Private PK - 12 278 13:1 14 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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