Fairmeadow Elementary



Fairmeadow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairmeadow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 88
2 92
3 93
4 97
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fairmeadow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palo Alto, CA in the Palo Alto Unf School District. It enrolls 525 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairmeadow Elementary is the 3,048th largest public school in California and the 19,250th largest nationally. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,250th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,048th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,578th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,242nd out of 6,159

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Fairmeadow Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(54%)
4,422
(52%)
 Female 242
(46%)
4,091
(48%)

Fairmeadow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 242
(46%)
3,758
(44%)
 Asian 177
(34%)
2,846
(33%)
 Hispanic 54
(10%)
971
(11%)
 Two or More 40
(8%)
621
(7%)
 Black 11
(2%)
209
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(1%)

Fairmeadow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 505
(96%)
7,777
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
561
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
175
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Fairmeadow Elementary is ranked 5,738th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairmeadow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Fairmeadow Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 345
2006 315
2007 332
2008 424
2009 430
2010 472
2011 504
2012 525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 11.9
2007 10.9
2008 15.1
2009 16.8
2010 N/A
2011 20.3
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.078260869565217
2006 0.085714285714286
2007 0.1144578313253
2008 0.084905660377358
2009 0.065116279069767
2010 0.063559322033898
2011
2012 0.038095238095238

Compare Fairmeadow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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