Fairbank Elementary School

  • Fairbank Elementary School serves 212 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Fairbank Elementary School's student population of 212 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students212 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Fairbank Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairbank Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairbank Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#406 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
100%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairbank Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWapsie Valley Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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