Fairwood Elementary School

  • Fairwood Elementary School serves 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fairwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fairwood Elementary School's student population of 382 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairwood Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#703 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
43%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
15%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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