Fairdale Elementary School

  • Fairdale Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairdale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fairdale Elementary School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairdale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fairdale Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#803 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
26%
7%
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Black
15%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairdale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
49%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairdale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.670.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Fairdale Elementary School is Fairdale High School (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Park Tapp (0.9 miles away)
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