Fairmont Heights High School

6501 Columbia Park Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fairmont Heights High School serves 709 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Fairmont Heights High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Fairmont Heights High School's student population of 709 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairmont Heights High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairmont Heights High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#664 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
60-64%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
78%
34%
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White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.360.72
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairmont Heights High School is Ron Brown College Preparatory High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Judith P. Hoyer Montessori (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert R. Gray Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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