Fairhope Intermediate School

  • Fairhope Intermediate School serves 825 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Fairhope Intermediate School's student population of 825 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students825 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairhope Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairhope Intermediate School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#166 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
81%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairhope Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.330.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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I am seeing excessive over scrutinizing of every move every child makes, to the point that the children who are students at FIS are not allowed to be children, all kinds of punishments for minor infractions and too many rules have become the norm in the last year and is excalating to even more rules and increased severity of punishments for children. What they can and can not say, whether they can be allowed to express their feelings is suppressed. Children are going to make mistakes, they may or may not be made fun of by their classmates, and their reaction to what they feel when that happens can lead to saying or doing things that are inapropriate but they are no where near criminal. New rules coming down from the board of education now force teachers and principals to spend more of their time disciplining kids than teaching. I remember thinking what a great school it was last year and the year before. But now I fear for the effect the current changes will do to the children's desire to learn and to like being in school. My child used to love going to school and now would like not to be there. The teachers are good teachers, but they have been turned into overseers just looking to find fault.
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