Lamar Academy



Lamar Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lamar Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 18
10 16
11 53
12 41

Lamar Academy is a public high school of the Mcallen Independent School District located in Mcallen, TX. It has 128 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lamar Academy is the 1,650th largest public high school in Texas and the 19,388th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.8 to 1.

Total Students: 128
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,388th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,650th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 192nd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,261st out of 2,121

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Lamar Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 84
(66%)
4,260
(49%)
 Male 44
(34%)
4,498
(51%)

Lamar Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 121
(95%)
8,253
(94%)
 White 5
(4%)
322
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
26
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
112
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Lamar Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(80%)
6,141
(70%)
 Not Eligible 26
(20%)
2,617
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lamar Academy is ranked 1,355th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 289
2006 206
2007 174
2008 131
2009 144
2010 133
2011 117
2012 106
2013 97
2014 115
2015 128

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.9
2006 6.8
2007 5.7
2008 5.4
2009 7.6
2010 6.9
2011 6.4
2012 5.7
2013 5.3
2014 6.1
2015 5.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39446366782007
2006 0.44660194174757
2007 0.37931034482759
2008 0.015267175572519
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.5377358490566
2013 0.69072164948454
2014 0.65217391304348
2015 0.796875

Compare Lamar Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
580.0% 5.8:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 79.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 128 5.8:1  
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