Lamar High School



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Welcome to Lamar High School

  • Principal GravesPrincipal: Rita Graves
    Phone: 713-522-5960


    Mission Statement


    M. B. Lamar High School encourages ALL students to be inquiring and knowledgeable individuals who can achieve their highest potential within an atmosphere of shared responsibility, academic challenge, intercultural understanding, and mutual respect.



    The vision of Lamar High School is to provide a quality education in a safe, student-centered learning environment that facilitates high-quality educational opportunities for every student. Both faculty and staff will generate teaching and learning that supports critical thinking, high achievement, ethical behavior, and respect for intercultural diversity. Leadership, service, and positive character traits will be nurtured by and for all. Teachers, administrators, staff, students, and parents alike are charged with preparing each student to be productive citizens in a technological and global society.



    Did You Know?


    Recently I have received a number of complaints from local businesses about students being in their establishments during school hours. I want to remind parents and students that you are expected to remain on campus throughout the school day.


    I have asked local businesses to post signs notifying students they are not allowed during school hours without a parent. Businesses who have trouble with minors are encouraged to contact the police or parents. We do not have the ability to pick up students from these locations and transport them back to school.



    Highlighted Events

    • Tue. Feb 27th: END OF CYCLE 4
    • Wed. Feb 28th: CYCLE 5 BEGINS
    • Mon. Mar 4th: Senior Parents Meeting 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Grand Hall)
    • Tue. Mar 5th: SAT (11th Grade) 8:30 AM (LHS)
    • Fri. Mar 8th: REPORT CARD DAY
    • Mon. Mar 11th- Fri. Mar 15th: SPRING BREAK - No School
  • Bell Schedule
    Please follow the bell schedule as listed. A warning bell rings at 8:25 AM and the tardy bell rings at 8: 30 AM. The school will be dismissed at 4:10 PM. If a student has an absence note, they may turn it in starting at 8:00 AM in their neighborhood.
    To see the full bell schedule, click the following: Bell Schedule 

School News

  • Newsletter for the Week of February 22nd, 2024

    Newsletter for the Week of February 22nd, 2024

    Every Thursday Lamar sends out a newsletter via school messenger to keep parents and students in the loop on what is happening on campus. Make sure you check here each Thursday to see what exciting things happened on campus.

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  • Interim STAAR Assessments

    Interim STAAR Assessments

    We will be administering Interim STAAR Assessments to English 1, English 2, and Algebra 1 first-time testers next week January 16, 2024, through January 18, 2024.
    Students who are testing will report to their testing location at 8:30 AM.

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  • Lamar Testing Calendar

    Lamar Testing Calendar

    Here is the latest updated Lamar HS Testing Calendar

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  • School Store Hours

    School Store Hours

    We sell Lamar dress code shirts, outerwear, spirit wear, and merchandise to students and alumni.
    We are open from
    8: 00 AM - 3:30 PM

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  • Who Can Help  ?

    Who Can Help ?

    There are lots of moving pieces on Lamar's campus. We know sometimes you do not know who can help. This list will help direct you in the right direction to getting the help you need.

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  • Dress Code Policy

    Dress Code Policy

    Lamar's Dress Code Policy will be enforced for the 2022-2023 school year. Students are required to wear blue or white collared shirts with the Lamar logo and khaki bottoms or jeans with no holes. Check out the full policy below.

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  • Clear Bag Policy

    Clear Bag Policy

    Starting August 22, 2022, all students will be required to use a clear back on campus. Some of you may be applauding the move, while I imagine there are others who find this to be an overreach.  I would like to provide you with the reasoning. 

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  • Important PSAT/SAT Information

    Important PSAT/SAT Information

    Seniors who have never taken the SAT before have been registered to take the SAT, free of charge, our 9th, 10th, and 11th graders will take the PSAT (8/9 or NMSQT). All 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students have been registered to take this test free of charge. All students are required to take the SAT for federal accountability, even if they are not planning to use these scores for college.

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  • Neighborhood Assistant Principal or Academic Dean

    Neighborhood Assistant Principal or Academic Dean

    Lamar believes in big school opportunities and a small school feel. To make this mission possible we split our student body into neighborhoods that allow each Assistant Principal and Academic Dean to work with a small group of students. To find out who your student's Assistant Principal and Academic Dean are please check the list.

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  • New Learning Management System : Canvas

    New Learning Management System : Canvas

    HISD is implementing a new Learning Management System (LMS) to replace the HUB this school year with Canvas. Canvas will be used across the district to help students learn and grow. With any changes, we know there can be stress about learning a new tool. We have put together some helpful tip videos to ease the transition.

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