Lamar Elementary School is located in Kingsville, TX and is one of 6 elementary schools in Kingsville Isd District. It is a public school that serves 401 students in grades PK-1.
Lamar Elementary School made AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Texas in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Lamar Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Lamar Elementary School had 91% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Texas had 50% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Kingsville ISD spends $8,717 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 37% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Kingsville ISD District
In 2010, Lamar Elementary School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The TAKS is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in Grades 3 through 9 in reading, in Grades 4 and 7 in writing, and in Grades 10 and 11 in English language arts. Math skills are assessed in Grades 3 through 11, and students are assessed in Grades 5, 8, 10, and 11 in science, and in Grades 8, 10, and 11 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students receive one of two ratings: met standard or commended performance. The goal is for all students to meet the state standard. Students must pass the TAKS tests in grades 3, 5, and 8 in order to be promoted to the next grade, and in grade 11 in order to graduate from high school.