1515 Greenbriar Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Fairview High School serves 2,039 students in grades 9-12.
Fairview High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 89% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Fairview High School's student population of 2,039 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,039 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairview High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Fairview High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#13 out of 1783 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
98%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/15/2020
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.
- Posted by Parent - Susan
2   4/11/2011
a horrible place if you want to get a decent education
- Posted by Student/Alumni - molly
5   7/28/2010
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - brian

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47

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