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Lamar Elementary School

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Posted September 10, 2013

My son goes to Lamar Elementary. It is his first year, they have made his transition to school comfortable. We are so excited about his future!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2010

Both of my grandkids go there, & their teachers are wonderful !!! I'd also like to say that the whole staff has been so nice to them & has helped them in a very warm & caring way when they needed a little more assistance with personal matters !!! ~ Go Lamar ~
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 1, 2009

The staff is very professional and mold a good atmosphere for students to learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

94 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

114 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

116 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

96 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

95 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
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 Students83%
Female89%
Male79%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education50%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female89%
Male84%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education75%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
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 Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students87%
Female92%
Male82%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education60%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
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 Students93%
Female98%
Male89%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students92%
Female90%
Male93%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students85%
Female83%
Male87%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
77%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
71%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%
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 Students85%
Female89%
Male81%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female82%
Male73%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education20%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted76%
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 Students77%
Female73%
Male81%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education71%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students73%
Female74%
Male72%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education60%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students74%
Female77%
Male72%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education67%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted71%
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 Students77%
Female78%
Male77%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education67%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female81%
Male79%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education67%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students75%
Female71%
Male79%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education80%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted73%
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 "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

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

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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
White 63% 31%
Hispanic 19% 50%
Black 12% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Jason Tharp
Fax number
  • (903) 457-0774

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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