Lamar High School

3325 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098 | (713) 522-5960
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,003
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr James A Mcswain
  • Fax: (713) 535-3769
  • Website: www.houstonisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,003
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 162.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,435 (47.8%)
  • Females: 1,568 (52.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 339 (11.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 824 (27.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,163 (38.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lamar High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.03%
Black81127.0%
Asian1434.8%
Hispanic1,04034.6%
White1,00833.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lamar High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade89129.7%
10th Grade67022.3%
11th Grade79226.4%
12th Grade65021.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
70.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
70.0%
District:
40.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
88.4%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.1%
District:
15.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.8
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
26.4%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
22.4%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
18.4%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$83,527
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$53,360
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,366
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,948
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,295
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,613
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$65,005
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Lamar High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 15, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to Lamar for only 6 months in 2000-2001.My name is Deanna Carranza and I was in the 9th grade at the time.How do I get whatever transcrips I have there? Please either email me back or if you could send them to 7706 Hiawatha Dr. Houston Tx. 77036.Thank you.

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