Fay Elementary School

  • Fay Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Fay Elementary School's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fay Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fay Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6390 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
11%
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Hispanic
59%
54%
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Black
18%
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fay Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Fay Elementary School is Thrive Public (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Thrive Public (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Thrive Public (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Thrive Public Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 461 students
    0.3 miles
    4260 54th St.
    San Diego, CA 92115
    (619)839-9543
    0.3 K-12 461
  • San Diego Crawford High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1098 students
    0.4 miles
    4191 Colts Way
    San Diego, CA 92115
    (619)362-3700
    0.4 9-12 1098
  • San Diego Ibarra Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 505 students
    0.4 miles
    4877 Orange Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92115
    (619)641-5400
    0.4 K-5 505
  • San Diego Alba Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 32 students
    0.5 miles
    4041 Oregon St
    San Diego, CA 92104
    (619)344-3900
    0.5 1-12 32
  • San Diego Euclid Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
    0.5 miles
    4166 Euclid Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92105
    (619)344-5600
    0.5 K-5 476

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