Lamar Elementary



Lamar Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lamar Elementary Students by Grade
PK 38
K 55
1 48
2 47
3 49
4 46
5 31
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 314 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lamar Elementary is the 3,917th largest public school in Texas and the 40,009th largest nationally. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,009th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,917th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 183rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,795th out of 4,707

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Lamar Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 159
(51%)
14,753
(51%)
 Female 155
(49%)
14,116
(49%)

Lamar Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 137
(44%)
9,723
(34%)
 Hispanic 110
(35%)
13,764
(48%)
 Black 46
(15%)
2,965
(10%)
 Asian 13
(4%)
1,488
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
694
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
81
(0%)

Lamar Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 196
(62%)
18,258
(63%)
 Not Eligible 65
(21%)
8,065
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(17%)
2,546
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Lamar Elementary is ranked 2,913th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lamar Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Lamar Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 79.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Lamar Elementary
Amarillo, TX
Public PK - 05 314 10:1  
St Joseph Catholic Elementary School
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Amarillo Montessori Academy
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Private PK - 05 223 11:1 2 miles
Bivins Elementary
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Public PK - 05 550 16.6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 11 230 13.5:1 2 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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