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.  Our educational program's goal is to prepare students to become confident, self-directed lifelong learners, and to realize their potential in society.
Lamar Middle/High School offers a full range of courses designed to meet college admissions standards and requirements.
Honors classes and Advanced Placement courses in English, French, and calculus further equip our students to meet future academic challenges.
A wide variety of elective courses allow each student to pursue his/her individual interests for a well-balanced and meaningful academic experience.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 637 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,528
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Lamar School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1964

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)

Student Body

Total Students
637 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Lamar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
AP American History, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Statistics, AP World History
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms Required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
MS/HS $6528 Elem $5976

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 637 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,528
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,574 for elementary schools and $6,342 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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