Fairmont Elementary



Fairmont Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairmont Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 76
2 73
3 91
4 83
5 82
6 85
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 Unified School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairmont Elementary is the 2,700th largest public school in California and the 16,979th largest nationally. It has 24.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,979th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,700th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,330th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,726th out of 6,257

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Fairmont Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(54%)
9,866
(52%)
 Female 258
(46%)
9,221
(48%)

Fairmont Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 195
(35%)
10,315
(54%)
 Asian 135
(24%)
2,754
(14%)
 White 100
(18%)
1,999
(10%)
 Black 86
(15%)
3,237
(17%)
 Two or More 37
(7%)
610
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
133
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
39
(0%)

Fairmont Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(51%)
11,644
(61%)
 Not Eligible 236
(42%)
5,623
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
1,820
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Fairmont Elementary is ranked 2,861st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairmont Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

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
2013 572
2014 569
2015 556

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
2013 26.1
2014 26.1
2015 24.4

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
2013 0.65559440559441
2014 0.5518453427065
2015 0.57553956834532

Compare Fairmont Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,440.0% 24.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.6%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Fairmont Elementary
El Cerrito, CA
Public KG - 06 556 24.4:1  
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Public KG - 06 534 27:1 2 miles
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Private 06 - 12 120 2:1 2 miles
Bright Star Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 54 6:1 2 miles
Montessori Family School
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Private TK - 08 97 8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 548 23.8:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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