Fairmont School serves 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 313 students
- Minority Enrollment: 89%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Fairmont School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Fairmont School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Fairmont School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fairmont School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2884 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Fairmont School's ranking?
Fairmont School is ranked #2884 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Fairmont School?
313 students attend Fairmont School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Fairmont School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Fairmont School offer ?
Fairmont School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Fairmont School part of?
Fairmont School is part of Fairmont School District 89.
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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