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  • IB World School
    Principal: Rita Graves 
    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 for students 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.

    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.


    Highlighted Events

    • Tuesday, Feb. 26th- SDMC Meeting (Alumni room) @ 7:30 am
    • Tuesday, Feb. 26th- Balfour Cap & Gown Orders (Cafeteria) all lunches
    • Tuesday, Feb. 26th-  Campus Voter Registration (Cafeteria) all lunches
    • Tuesday, March 5th- The IB Diploma: Your Questions Answered (Cafe) 6 pm
    • Wednesday, March 6th- Swim Banquet (Cafeteria) 6 pm
    • Saturday, March 9th- SAT Testing (Library) 8 am

School News

  • Weekly Newsletter for the Week of February 25, 2019

    Weekly Newsletter for the Week of February 25, 2019

    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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  • Reserved Parking Space Auction for 2019-2020 School Year

    Reserved Parking Space Auction for 2019-2020 School Year

    For the first time in Lamar’s history, you can now bid on a LOWER-LEVEL RESERVED STUDENT PARKING SPACE for the entire 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Lamar's Rangerettes and LDT Competed at Distinct Dance Contest

    Lamar's Rangerettes and LDT Competed at Distinct Dance Contest

    The Lamar Dance Department represented Lamar well this past weekend at the District Dance Competition at Waltrip High School.

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  • Special Olympic Field Day

    Special Olympic Field Day

    HISD will be hosting Special Olympics Field Days on March 5th, 6th and 7th at Butler Stadium from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm each day. Please share the information with your volunteers. They need at least 300 volunteers for the event.

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  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation Scholarships for class 2020

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation Scholarships for class 2020

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation announces the 2019 Distinguished Scholars Program to assist students who plan to continue their education in a two or four-year university. Up to forty (40) scholarships in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to select graduates of the class of 2020 Scholarships will be awarded in the following categories: Beating the Odds, Career and Technical Education, Communications, Performing and Fine Arts, STEM, Service and Leadership, Spirit and Student Athletics.

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  • Lamar Baseball Family 2019

    Lamar Baseball Family 2019

    It’s always special when the young men in the program take ownership and take baseball to another level. Here’s a sneak peek of what it means to be part of the Lamar Baseball Family!

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  • Youth Tedx Expo

    Youth Tedx Expo

    On March 2nd Lamar will be hosting a Youth Tedx Event. A Youth Tedx is a speaking expo where kids from high schools across Houston can come and give a 10-18 minute lecture about an issue they feel they are either knowledgeable or passionate about.

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