|2007 High School Graduates:||359|
|Total Enrollment in School District (K-12):||11,343|
|Student Per Teacher Ratio: Elementary:||16 Students per Teacher|
|Student Per Teacher Ratio: Secondary:||16 Students per Teacher|
Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.
Lamar State College – Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.
LIT provides a curriculum consisting of more than 50 degree and certificate programs covering a wide range of career and technical educational opportunities. Southeast Texas is in the midst of great economic and industrial expansion.