Fossil Charter School

  • Fossil Charter School serves 423 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fossil Charter School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Fossil Charter School's student population of 423 students has grown by 88% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 88% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fossil Charter School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,194 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fossil Charter School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#242 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fossil Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fossil Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fossil Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Fossil Charter School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fossil Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.310.37
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Graduation Rate≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fossil Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFossil 21j School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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