Fairview High School

1515 Greenbriar Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Fairview High School serves 2,226 students in grades 9-12.
Fairview High 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 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fairview High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Fairview High School's student population of 2,226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairview High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairview High School is 0.46, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley School District No. Re2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairview High School is Halcyon School (special Education) (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southern Hills Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boulder Southern Hills Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    0.2 miles
    1500 Knox Drive
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3400
    0.2 6-8 555
  • Boulder Summit Middle Charter School Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 357 students
    0.6 miles
    4655 Hanover Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3900
    0.6 6-8 357
  • Boulder Community Montessori School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 302 students
    0.8 miles
    805 Gillaspie Dr
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3700
    0.8 PK-6 302
  • Boulder Mesa Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    1.0 miles
    1575 Lehigh Street
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3000
    1 K-5 272
  • Boulder Bear Creek Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 448 students
    1.2 miles
    2500 Table Mesa Drive
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3500
    1.2 K-5 448

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Extremely happy with the education at Fairview. They have many course offerings, and the AP and IB curriculums are both thorough and well done. I have 2 kids almost finished and just about all of their teachers along the way were excellent - thoughtful, helpful, caring, and intelligent. I am very glad we moved to this neighborhood for this school.
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2  
a horrible place if you want to get a decent education
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5  
Academics are unmatched by any other public (and probably private) school in the area. The only down side is the current budget cuts which are causing classes to get bigger and teachers to get laid off. Music, art, sports, clubs, and other extracurriculars are easily accessible and extremely successful. The athletic program was overall best in the state this year, the arts program is under great direction and puts many talented students in the spotlight. Fairview is very good at recognizing great students and great student athletes. Every year, teachers nominate students that excel and present awards to them at the Knight of Excellence, including 10 Knights of the Round Table, students who go above and beyond making contributions in their school and the community. Facilities are good, a new wing was recently added with new classrooms, most rooms have been updated to be high tech with projectors and smart boards. Fairview always has many parents who are happy to help out the school in every way possible, which makes it possible for the school to be so amazing. However, because it is such a competitive academic environment, there are always several parents who find it their job to argue every B on their student's report card. In that department, parent involvement is FAR too high.
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