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
9 960
10 680
11 653
12 558

Lamar High School is a public high school of the Arlington Independent School District located in Arlington, TX. It has 2,851 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lamar High School is the 59th largest public high school in Texas and the 317th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,851
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 178.58

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Lamar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,443
(51%)
13,123
(49%)
 Male 1,408
(49%)
13,801
(51%)

Lamar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,013
(36%)
10,512
(39%)
 Black 827
(29%)
6,486
(24%)
 White 817
(29%)
7,443
(28%)
 Asian 128
(4%)
1,911
(7%)
 Two or More 49
(2%)
446
(2%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
115
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Lamar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,436
(50%)
14,197
(53%)
 Not Eligible 1,258
(44%)
10,878
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 157
(6%)
1,849
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lamar High School is ranked 94th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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 3072
2006 2939
2007 2878
2008 2879
2009 2783
2010 2850
2011 2865
2012 2851

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.4
2007 15.4
2008 15.4
2009 15.3
2010 15.3
2011 16.5
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46028645833333
2006 0.38346376318476
2007 0.37526059763725
2008 0.36609934004863
2009 0.42759611929572
2010 0.47298245614035
2011 0.50401396160558
2012 0.55875131532796

Compare Lamar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 55.9%
 

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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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