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Lamar Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 862 students

 

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Posted June 30, 2013

This school have great teachers, parents, and staff. They work collaboratively with Community Resource Credit Union each year to help meet the needs of the students.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

118 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

119 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

108 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

108 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
99%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education67%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English90%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education80%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English87%
Migrant90%
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Female75%
Male76%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education40%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English81%
Migrant78%
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students72%
Female75%
Male70%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English72%
Migrant78%
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students88%
Female87%
Male89%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English92%
Migrant89%
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students92%
Female91%
Male93%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English92%
Migrant90%
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students91%
Female89%
Male93%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English91%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students89%
Female90%
Male87%
Black or African American95%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English93%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
45%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
60%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students58%
Female58%
Male58%
Black or African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education38%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English59%
Migrant56%
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingual46%

Math

All Students49%
Female53%
Male45%
Black or African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education13%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English49%
Migrant63%
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingual59%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students52%
Female58%
Male47%
Black or African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education25%
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English62%
Migrant50%
Non-migrant52%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students42%
Female51%
Male34%
Black or African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education33%
Not special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English51%
Migrant33%
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students54%
Female65%
Male44%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education50%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)28%
Proficient in English63%
Migrant50%
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female65%
Male60%
Black or African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education14%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English70%
Migrant70%
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students57%
Female54%
Male60%
Black or African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education29%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English65%
Migrant60%
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female75%
Male80%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education43%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)37%
Proficient in English84%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 75% 52%
Black 15% 13%
White 8% 29%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 29%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Kami Hale
Fax number
  • (281) 420-4626

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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816 N Pruett St
Baytown, TX 77520
Phone: (281) 420-4625

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