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Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP)

Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) High School
Established 1984
Type Public
Principal Mary George Jester
Students Approximately 400 (2009-2010)
Grades High school (9-12)
Location Montgomery, AL, USA
Colors Gold and Maroon
Mascot Tiger
Yearbook The Torch
Newspaper The LAMP Post

Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) is a magnet high school located in Montgomery, Alabama. It has a student body of around 450. LAMP was formerly housed at Sidney Lanier High School, but moved into the former site of Loveless Elementary in 1999. A 9th grade class was added in 2001. In 2008, it was named #20 on U.S. News & World Report's Gold Medal List[1] and #56 in Newsweek's list of the top 1000 high schools in the United States. In 2011, Newsweek ranked LAMP as the number 13 best high school in the United States.[2] In 2013, LAMP was named the #1 high magnet high school in the nation, #1 in the state, and #7 overall by U.S. News & World Report.[3] LAMP has accrued extensive scholastic acclaim, particularly in its ability to produce National Merit Scholars. Acceptance into LAMP is based upon academic records indicating demonstrated ability to complete higher-level academic courses and maintain disciplined study and work habits.


LAMP currently fields 17 competitive athletic teams in 3-A competition. These teams consistently compete at the highest levels of the 4A classification. Beginning in the school year of 2012-2013, LAMP teams competed in 4A athletics for the first time.


LAMP has developed a national reputation for excellence in academics due to high, regular rankings of Top High Schools in the United States.

Features of the Program:

  • Ranked as one of the Top 10 Elite High Schools by Newsweek
  • Ranked as a Gold Medal School (Top 100 in USA) by US News & World Report
  • Sixteen Advanced Placement courses
  • Field study internships in areas of professional interest


External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 32°21′56″N 86°19′25″W / 32.3656°N 86.3235°W / 32.3656; -86.3235

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