15975 West 50th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Fairmount Elementary School serves 675 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Fairmount Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado 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 72% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Fairmount Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Fairmount Elementary School's student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairmount Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fairmount Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
85%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairmount Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My children, a grandchild and now a great grand child have all Attended Fairmount. Great school, mostly great staff, fun school. Principal Mrs. Mills is the greatest. Office staff, very hands on. Kids are happy to be there. Love this school.
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5  
Fairmount has great teachers, princaple, and is a great overall school! I came into fairmount struggling, but now I am a straight A honors student in middle school.
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5  
I LOVED attending Fairmount from 1st grade to 5th grade (1997 - 2002) and I miss everyone for I moved in 2002 to Longmont, CO to attend Longs Peak Middle School and onto Longmont High. Fairmount gave me so much to work with, even tho I was with the special education program
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 675 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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