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Lamar Middle School was established in 1956 as Lamar Junior High. The school was named in honor of the 2nd president of the Republic of Texas and the Father of Education in Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. As a junior high campus, students in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades attended. As a middle school campus since 1975, Lamar now holds classes for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.
School colors are maroon and gold.
The school mascot is the bearcat.
The unofficial school motto is “Once a Bearcat Always a Bearcat!”
Classes begin each week day at 7:50 AM and classes are dismissed for the day at 3:45 PM.

News & Announcements

Choir Fundraiser at MOD Pizza 12/19

Join the Bearcats at MOD Pizza anytime on Thursday, December 19th at let them know that you are with Lamar Choir. The Choir will get 20% of all sales.

Painting with a Jingle

Monday December 16th from 5:30-7:30, come and join the Lamar Staff for Painting with a Jingle. Learn how to paint a picture (with step by step directions) while enjoying snacks and good company.

Construction Changes Traffic Patterns

Construction will begin at Lamar on Monday, December 10th. Please check out the graphic below. Notice, the buses will be dropping off in the front of the building, and parent drop off is now closest to Miller Park. Please be aware and watch out for students crossing!