Lamar Elementary



Lamar Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lamar Elementary Students by Grade
PK 48
K 44
1 43
2 52
3 48
4 39
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lamar Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 324 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lamar Elementary is the 3,973rd largest public school in Texas and the 39,432nd largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 324
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,432nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,973rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 188th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,799th out of 4,778

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Lamar Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 180
(56%)
14,798
(51%)
 Female 144
(44%)
13,987
(49%)

Lamar Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 149
(46%)
9,261
(32%)
 Hispanic 123
(38%)
14,039
(49%)
 Black 31
(10%)
2,888
(10%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
777
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
1,656
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
126
(0%)

Lamar Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 201
(62%)
18,431
(64%)
 Not Eligible 78
(24%)
7,864
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(14%)
2,490
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Lamar Elementary is ranked 2,969th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 390
2007 387
2008 363
2009 308
2010 311
2011 308
2012 314
2013 342
2014 325
2015 324

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 12.1
2007 11.7
2008 10.8
2009 10.4
2010 10.6
2011 10.1
2012 10
2013 10.3
2014 10.3
2015 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74869109947644
2006 0.76666666666667
2007 0.7906976744186
2008 0.77410468319559
2009 0.79545454545455
2010 0.79742765273312
2011 0.77922077922078
2012 0.79299363057325
2013 0.79824561403509
2014 0.78769230769231
2015 0.75925925925926

Compare Lamar Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 324 9.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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