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Welcome to Lamar High School

IB World School James A. McSwainPrincipal 
Phone: 713-522-5960

 Lamar High School is an International Baccalaureate school whose goal it is to provide the best opportunity for a diverse group of students to receive a rigorous, internationally accredited education, with a broad range of extracurricular activities, in a safe and nurturing environment.The goal of the IB  is to look at the student's education holistically. In other words, IB wants the student to be challenged academically, while also finding creative and physical fitness outlets, getting involved in the community around them, and developing a global view that takes the student beyond their immediate environment.

School News

  • Lamar Ranked in the National Top 1% for Most Challenging High Schools.

    In its latest list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools for 2017, The Washington Post lists Lamar High School at rank 152.
    This ranking places Lamar not only in the top 1% of all high schools nationally, but also as one of the highest ranking comprehensive
    high schools in Texas.

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    As of June 15, 2017, there have been important adjustments to the English 1 and English 4 Summer assignments.

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  • End of the Year Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

    Lamar would like to thank the PTO and all the donors from the around the community who showed our staff love at the end of school year.

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  • Spring Report Cards

    Report cards will be available for pick up on June 1, 2017.

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  • Lamar's Campus Summer Schedule

    The Lamar campus will be open 7:45 till 4:15 Monday thru Friday from June 1st until June 30th. Starting June 31st thru July 28th the building will be opened 7:30 till 6 PM Monday thru Thursday. During the month of July, the campus will be closed on Fridays.

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  • College Summer Search Series

    College Summer Search Series hosted at four locations across the Houston area in June 2017. If your student is applying to college for Fall, 2018 they might enjoy attending one of these programs. We have 28 colleges attending each event. Students can meet with admissions counselors to discuss opportunities. The program is free.

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  • Lamar's robotics club had thee most successful season in their 10-year history

    Lamar High School’s robotics club, the DiscoBots, celebrated their most prolific season in their 10-year history during the 2017-18 academic calendar. This year's team made it all the way to worlds. Each year the team is challenged to design, program, and build robots for both VEX and FIRST robotics competitions.

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  • Spring Semester Finals Bell Schedule 2017

    Spring finals will be Thursday May 18th -Thursday May 25th. Seniors will start taking thier finals Thursday May 18th peiords 7th and 8th and Friday May 19th periods 3rd and 4th. Seniors will take exams during regularly scheduled periods and exempt seniors must report to ALL periods. The rest of the school's finals will May 22nd through May 25th. On those days school will end on 1:00PM.

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