Lamar Elementary School

  • Lamar School's mission is to educate each individual by providing a challenging and purposeful college preparatory curriculum in a safe, respectful, Christian environment.
  • A challenging curriculum taught by qualified faculty within a strong moral environment is the cornerstone of the Lamar School program.
  • At Lamar, our focus is on the future, specifically in making sure a child reaches his/her goals.
  • We provide a safe, supportive Christian learning environment promotes student achievement.
  • Education is the key to all opportunities. An educational program's goal is to prepare students to become confident, self-directed lifelong learners, and to realize their potential in society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5

Student Body

Total Students246 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Lamar Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    1.7 miles
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