Fairmont Elementary School



Fairmont Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairmont Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 131
2 138
3 127
4 131
5 128
6 132
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fairmont Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fairmont, MN in the Fairmont Area School District. It enrolls 906 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairmont Elementary School is the 26th largest public school in Minnesota and the 2,295th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 906
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,295th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 26th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 535th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 19th out of 1,012

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Fairmont Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 478
(53%)
478
(53%)
 Male 428
(47%)
428
(47%)

Fairmont Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 745
(82%)
745
(82%)
 Hispanic 110
(12%)
110
(12%)
 Two or More 32
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Fairmont Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 438
(48%)
438
(48%)
 Not Eligible 399
(44%)
399
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(8%)
69
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Fairmont Elementary School is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairmont Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.0%) is higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 485
2006 491
2007 490
2008 505
2009 499
2010 492
2011 893
2012 905
2013 907
2014 899
2015 906

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 18.7
2007 19
2008 15.5
2009 16.4
2010 16.1
2011 16.1
2012 15.2
2013 15.4
2014 14.8
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42061855670103
2006 0.46028513238289
2007 0.4469387755102
2008 0.41782178217822
2009 0.48697394789579
2010 0.48780487804878
2011 0.52631578947368
2012 0.49944751381215
2013 0.51157662624035
2014 0.53726362625139
2015 0.55960264900662

Compare Fairmont Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.0%
 

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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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