Fairington Elementary School

5505 Philip Bradley Dr
Lithonia, GA 30038
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairington Elementary School serves 693 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fairington Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Fairington Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Fairington Elementary School's student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairington Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2088 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
96%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairington Elementary School is Miller Grove High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Salem Middle School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lithonia Salem Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,007 student
    1.3 miles
    5333 Salem Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678) 676-9402
    1.3 6-8 1,007
  • Lithonia Edward L. Bouie- Senior Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
    1.4 miles
    5100 Rock Springs Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678) 676-8202
    1.4 PK-5 717
  • Lithonia Miller Grove High School Math: 24% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,388 student
    1.4 miles
    2645 Dekalb Medical Pkwy
    Lithonia, GA 30058
    (678) 875-1102
    1.4 9-12 1,388
  • Lithonia Leadership Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 462 students
    1.6 miles
    6400 Woodrow Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (404) 656-3103
    1.6 K-8 462
  • Lithonia Browns Mill Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    1.9 miles
    4863 Browns Mill Rd
    Lithonia, GA 30038
    (678) 676-8302
    1.9 PK-5 560

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