District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Lamar County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Lamar County School District

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February 24, 2019
Outstanding. For a small rural school with limited funding it expects excellence from their students and provides a safe environment for growth and learning .,
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October 17, 2014
I graduated from this school, have a mother who has taught at this school since it opened, and have also substitute taught at this school and I must say that I will send my children here gladly. It is... More
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February 14, 2012
I went to SLS starting in the 8th grade and left as soon as I got my drivers license. Some of the teachers there are ok, and the rest only care about the "last names". It is a very cliquey school and... More
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