Fairmont Elementary



Fairmont Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairmont Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 94
2 87
3 87
4 82
5 86
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fairmont Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Cerrito, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 590 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairmont Elementary is the 2,320th largest public school in California and the 13,993rd largest nationally. It has 25.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,993rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,320th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,880th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Fairmont Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 297
(50%)
9,418
(49%)
 Male 293
(50%)
9,888
(51%)

Fairmont Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 226
(38%)
9,872
(51%)
 Asian 159
(27%)
2,983
(15%)
 Black 111
(19%)
3,766
(20%)
 White 76
(13%)
2,286
(12%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Fairmont Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(56%)
12,443
(64%)
 Not Eligible 190
(32%)
5,618
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(11%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Fairmont Elementary is ranked 1,965th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairmont Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Fairmont Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 247
2007 259
2008 330
2009 486
2010 553
2011 555
2012 590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.7
2007 15.2
2008 19.4
2009 19.6
2010 N/A
2011 23.1
2012 25.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62204724409449
2006 0.72874493927126
2007 0.64864864864865
2008 0.69393939393939
2009 0.69753086419753
2010 0.6745027124774
2011 0.028828828828829
2012 0.67796610169492

Compare Fairmont Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,570.0% 25.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 67.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Fairmont Elementary
El Cerrito, CA
Public KG - 06 590 25.7:1  
St Jerome Catholic School
El Cerrito, CA
Private KG - 08 161 18:1 1 miles
St John the Baptist
El Cerrito, CA
Private KG - 08 230 9:1 1 miles
Portola Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 525 24.7:1 1 miles
Prospect Sierra School
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Private KG - 08 480 12:1 1 miles
Albany Middle School
Albany, CA
Public 06 - 08 890 20.5:1 1 miles
Harding Elementary
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Public KG - 06 343 18.1:1 1 miles
Kensington Elementary
Kensington, CA
Public KG - 06 561 28:1 2 miles
Windrush School
El Cerrito, CA
Private KG - 08 165 9:1 2 miles
Montessori Family School
El Cerrito, CA
Private TK - 08 109 7:1 2 miles
Montessori Family School-Scenic
El Cerrito, CA
Private PK - 08 159 9:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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