Fassett Elementary School

309 W Thurston St
Elmira, NY 14901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fassett Elementary School serves 323 students in grades Prekindergarten-2. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the New York state average of 69%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 60%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 50-54%
  • : 45-49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fassett Elementary School's student population of 323 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Fassett Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
(11-12)
50-54%
69%
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(11-12)
45-49%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
19%
16%
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White
59%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
17%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% NY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 60% NY state average).
How many students attend Fassett Elementary School?
323 students attend Fassett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Fassett Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 17% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fassett Elementary School?
Fassett Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Fassett Elementary School offer ?
Fassett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fassett Elementary School part of?
Fassett Elementary School is part of Elmira City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 50-54%
  • : 45-49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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