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
9 767
10 898
11 895
12 709

Lamar High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 3,269 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lamar High School is the 30th largest public high school in Texas and the 138th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 3,269
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 144.06

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Lamar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,668
(51%)
26,112
(49%)
 Male 1,601
(49%)
26,804
(51%)

Lamar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,225
(37%)
30,434
(58%)
 Black 935
(29%)
13,541
(26%)
 White 914
(28%)
5,960
(11%)
 Asian 115
(4%)
2,305
(4%)
 Two or More 51
(2%)
435
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 21
(1%)
98
(0%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
143
(0%)

Lamar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,747
(53%)
16,127
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,206
(37%)
32,723
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 316
(10%)
4,066
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lamar High School is ranked 111th 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 (46.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 3539
2006 3324
2007 3289
2008 3013
2009 3003
2010 3268
2011 3371
2012 3269

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 19.6
2007 20.4
2008 18.4
2009 18.4
2010 20.5
2011 24.3
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39248375247245
2006 0.36191335740072
2007 0.38339920948617
2008 0.40225688682376
2009 0.38727938727939
2010 0.36107711138311
2011 0.34381489172352
2012 0.4655858060569

Compare Lamar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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