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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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  • Spring Reports Cards

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

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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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  • Everything a Senior Must know

    Lamar would like to take this opportunity to extend our congratulations to you and your family on the upcoming achievement of your high school diploma. Putting on the cap and gown is both a poignant and festive occasion for everyone. Make sure you know the important dates and guidelines, so that you are ready top walk across the stage.

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  • Lamar's Julia Heymach Hoping to win three Golds at the State Track meet

    Julia Heymach is going to take part in the Texas State Track Meet in 800, 1,600 and 3,200 after a rule change lifted the long-standing ban on entering all three distance races. Heymach is the state record-holder in the 1,600, finishing in 4 minutes, 40.97 seconds en route to gold in 2015. She was signed to Stanford after winning the 1,600 and 3,200 that spring.

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  • Lamar's Baseball team is Ranked Number 1 in Texas

    Lamar's Baseball team has had an amazing 2017 season. At the start of the season the team was unranked but after having a perfect 14-0 district season, they are now ranked number 1 in the State. The Texans are in pursuit of a State Championship so come out and support them at their next game is Thursday May 11,2018 at Ridge Point H. S. starting at 7 PM. Check out the news store done by KPRC.

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