Fair Haven Grade School

  • Fair Haven Grade School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fair Haven Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Fair Haven Grade School's student population of 360 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fair Haven Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fair Haven Grade School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank#225 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
98%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of White public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fair Haven Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.040.18
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fair Haven Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFair Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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