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Lamar Academy
1009 N. 10th Street McAllen, TX 78501 | Phone (956) 632-3222 | FAX (956) 632-3662

Lamar Academy, a school of choice that recognizes the unique learning and motivational needs of its students, involves staff, parents, and community to create a positive and challenging atmosphere with high standards and measurable goals to ensure student academic, social, physical, and emotional development in a global society.

Lamar Academy is home to the M.I.S.D. alternative education School of Choice, the International Baccaluareate Diploma Programme, and the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme for the ninth and tenth grades.



 The mission of the International Baccalaureate Program at Lamar Academy is to educate all students to become lifelong learners and caring, productive citizens in an ever-changing global society.

Through the use of inquiry, community, and technology in a comprehensive, academically rigorous program of studies, students will develop into more knowledgeable individuals who understand the value of culture and open-mindedness in promoting a more peaceful world.