Fairmont Area School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Fairmont Area School District, serving 1,767 students. Fairmont Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Fairmont Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Fairmont Area School District|
|School District Website||http://fairmont.k12.mn.us/|
|School District Phone Number||(507) 238-4234|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MN)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||2,561 Schools|
|# of Students||1,767 Students||885,890 Students|
|# of Teachers||100 Teachers||55,879 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||16:1|
Fairmont Area School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MN)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#159 out of 524 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||7 Students||15,036 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||18 Students||60,101 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||226 Students||82,282 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||20 Students||97,668 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,437 Students||588,218 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||697 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||59 Students||41,741 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||75||22,692|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||104||64,220|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||121||63,621|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||113||64,478|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||121||65,799|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||139||67,321|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||133||67,763|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||131||66,635|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||146||66,215|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||136||66,466|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||119||67,066|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||146||66,026|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||145||66,707|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||138||70,881|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $13,995 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,645 is less than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MN)|
|Total Revenue||$25 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$24 MM||$8 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$13,995||$14,416|
|Revenue / Student||$13,645||$14,606|
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