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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Lamar Academy is a highly rated, public, alternative school located in McAllen, TX. It has 121 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 5 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
90%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1240
37 responses
Average ACT
27
15 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$46,804
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$789
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$126,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Beefcake
    39%
  • IBall
    26%
  • IB pinning
    26%
  • Awards day
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
121
Free or Reduced Lunch
76%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,381
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.6%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,581 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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