Fairhope Elementary School

408 N Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Fairhope Elementary School serves 1,121 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Fairhope Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Fairhope Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Fairhope Elementary School's student population of 1,121 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students1,121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairhope Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairhope Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 1270 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Fairhope Elementary School is Baldwin County Virtual School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairhope Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairhope Fairhope Intermediate School Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 4-6 | 851 students
    0.2 miles
    2 N Bishop Rd
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 928-7841
    0.2 4-6 851
  • Fairhope Baldwin County Virtual School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 310 students
    1.5 miles
    450 Fairhope Avenue
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 404-6209
    1.5 7-12 310
  • Fairhope Fairhope Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 871 students
    1.6 miles
    Two Pirate Drive
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 928-2573
    1.6 7-8 871
  • Fairhope Fairhope High School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,616 student
    1.8 miles
    18800 Greeno Rd
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 928-8309
    1.8 9-12 1,616
  • Fairhope J Larry Newton School Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 668 students
    3.7 miles
    9761 County Road 32
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 990-3858
    3.7 PK-6 668

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