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How to Apply to Lamar School:


Step 1: Schedule a Campus Visit

Contact us to set up an appointment to meet with an admissions counselor and for a tour of campus:  
Elementary (Pre-K - 5th grade)  601-482-1345 ext. 30 or online: 
Middle and High School (6th -12th grade) 601-482-1345 ext. 10 or online:


Step 2: Submit your Application and Registration Fee

Please return your application to the appropriate office or mail it to: Attn. Admissions, 544 Lindley Road, Meridian, MS 39305

Step 3: Provide Required Documents

  • Birth Certificate
  • MS Immunization Record
  • Copy of latest report card or HS Transcript

Step 4: Complete Admissions Screening

A Lamar School Admissions Counselor will contact you to find a suitable date and time for admission screening/testing.  

Admission decisions are typically shared within one week of your child's screening/testing date. Upon acceptance, students are offered an enrollment contract or placed in a waiting pool until space becomes available.  

When to Apply:

To apply for the current school year, please contact the appropriate office to accertain if a space is available.  Policies differ for in-county transfers and those moving in from out of the area.  Please refer to our Student Handbook for full details.  

Registration for the upcoming school year opens for new students in grades 1-12 in mid-February.  A registration packet may be picked up in the office.  Registration for returning families begins the first week of February.  An Open House will be held in mid-February for any interested students and their families.  Faculty, administrators, and students will be on hand to give tours and answer questions.  


Children must reach the age of four on or before September 1 for the school year they are applying for to be eligible.  The pre-kindergarten is a full-day program, meeting regular school hours.  No entrance testing is required.  


Children must reach the age of five on or before September 1 for the school year they are applying for to be eligible. Kindergarten is a full-day program, meeting regular school hours.  An entrance screening  is required for all applicants.  Entrance screenings will be scheduled after the application has been submitted and registration fee paid.  


Please contact the respective school office with any questions regarding admissions information.

Pre-K-5th Grade - Elementary Office - 601-482-1345 ext. 30

6th-12th Grade - Middle/High School Office - 601-482-1345 ext. 10



Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lamar School admits students of any race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Lamar does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or athletic or other school-administered programs based on race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin.

" Lamar provided me with the ability to participate in every opportunity from academics to athletics through the continued support from each member of the faculty.  At Lamar, a student who has the ambition to take challenging courses, walk on any sports field, and/or perform on any stage, can achieve these goals...which ultimately develops a holistic person who can achieve success in college."  

Drew Mueller  
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Class of 2011