1405 Lester Harris Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Fairmont Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Fairmont Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairmont Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fairmont Elementary School's student population of 499 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairmont Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fairmont Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#85 out of 1705 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
66%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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