735 Green Garden Pl
Lockport, IL 60441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairmont School serves 265 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Fairmont School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Fairmont School's student population of 265 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Fairmont School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fairmont School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3088 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
44%
26%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairmont School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
49%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairmont School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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Too bad I couldn't give no stars! Fairmont has to be the worst school I have ever dealt with. Fairmont has limited extracurricular activities and programs. The students that perform in the talent show each year, do it without a stage to perform on. The communication between the school and the parents is horrible. I will say that a lot of the teachers are great and do the best they can with the school curriculum. On the other hand, there is also a few not-so-great teachers/staff. I had an experience where one of them was bulling my 4th grader and don't even get me started on the secretary! Fairmont is supposed to be a magnet school, but it seems they have just adopted this title because Fairmont is located in an unincorporated area. My recommendation is, If you can avoid having your child attend this school, do it! It will be one of the best decision you ever made.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 20%)

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