Fay Elementary School

4080 52nd St.
San Diego, CA 92105
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fay Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Fay Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Fay Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
55%
56%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Fay Elementary School?
492 students attend Fay Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Fay Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 13% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fay Elementary School?
Fay Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Fay Elementary School offer ?
Fay Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Fay Elementary School part of?
Fay Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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