Fairmont Jr./sr. High School

  • Fairmont Jr./sr. High School serves 830 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairmont Jr./sr. High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fairmont Jr./sr. High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Fairmont Jr./sr. High School's student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students830 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairmont Jr./sr. High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fairmont Jr./sr. High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#884 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairmont Jr./sr. High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.300.54
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairmont Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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