Lamar Elementary School



Lamar Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lamar Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 116
1 92
2 94
3 96
4 82
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lamar Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lamar, AR in the Lamar School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lamar Elementary School is the 135th largest public school in Arkansas and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 135th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 213th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 82nd out of 555

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Lamar Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 281
(52%)
458
(51%)
 Male 259
(48%)
443
(49%)

Lamar Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 496
(92%)
827
(92%)
 Hispanic 28
(5%)
41
(5%)
 Black 12
(2%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lamar Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 326
(60%)
536
(59%)
 Not Eligible 129
(24%)
228
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(16%)
137
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Lamar Elementary School is ranked 89th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.1%) is higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 397
2007 402
2008 424
2009 408
2010 444
2011 494
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 12
2007 12.6
2008 13.7
2009 13
2010 13.2
2011 14.2
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64102564102564
2006 0.67506297229219
2007 0.62437810945274
2008 0.62971698113208
2009 0.65441176470588
2010 0.66216216216216
2011 0.68218623481781
2012 0.76111111111111

Compare Lamar Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 76.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lamar Elementary School
Lamar, AR
Public PK - 04 540 14.6:1  
Lamar Middle School
Lamar, AR
Public 05 - 08 361 14.6:1 1 miles
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Scranton Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 223 12.4:1 10 miles
London Elementary School
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Westside Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 374 13.9:1 13 miles
Dover Middle School
Dover, AR
Public 06 - 08 353 11.3:1 16 miles
Dover Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 731 16.8:1 17 miles
St John Catholic School
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Private PK - 05 90 11:1 18 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current 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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