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Lamar County School District

  • Schools
    19
  • Students
    10,700
  • Teachers
    659

Lamar County School District is a public school district in Mississippi. They serve 10,700 students across 19 schools, and its teachers have had 467 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Lamar County School District Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (601) 794-1030
  • PO Box 609
  • Purvis, MS-0609
  • Website

Lamar County School District Demographics

60%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
30%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Lamar County School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Lamar County School District had a total revenue of $92.8 million in the 2016-17 school year. 38.4% came from local sources, 52.2% from state sources, and 9.4% from federal sources.

Lamar County School District had a per-pupil revenue of $8,670 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 38.4% came from local sources, 52.2% from state sources, and 9.4% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Lamar County School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Feb 28, 2024

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Lamar County School District

$254,879
raised using DonorsChoose
467
projects funded
212
teachers funded
1,212
donors
23
projects for basic supplies
84
projects for technology
64
projects for books
12
projects for art supplies

Lamar County School District has received support from 740 individuals from Mississippi and 472 individuals out-of-state.

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