David Fairchild Elementary School

  • David Fairchild Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • David Fairchild Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

David Fairchild Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • David Fairchild Elementary School's student population of 575 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • David Fairchild Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of David Fairchild Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#473 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
21%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.430.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to David Fairchild Elementary School is Nicklaus Children's Hospital (1.0 miles away)
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