Fairview Elementary School

  • Fairview Elementary School serves 796 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Fairview Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 796 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 796 students
Fairview Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fairview Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Fairview Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Fairview Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Fairview Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
1%
Fairview Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Fairview Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Fairview Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
1%
26%
Fairview Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
80%
50%
Fairview Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fairview Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Fairview Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Fairview Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.45
Fairview Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
52%
Fairview Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Fairview Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jackson County s School District's student population of 3,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,008 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,334 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,712 912
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $11 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,008 $11,110
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,334 $11,529
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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