Fairforest Elementary



Fairforest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairforest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 280
K 133
1 120
2 129
3 123
4 121
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fairforest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Spartanburg, SC in the Spartanburg 06 School District. It enrolls 1,023 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairforest Elementary is the 25th largest public school in South Carolina and the 1,202nd largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,023
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Fairforest Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 532
(52%)
4,050
(51%)
 Female 491
(48%)
3,829
(49%)

Fairforest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 471
(46%)
3,436
(44%)
 Hispanic 245
(24%)
1,522
(19%)
 Black 206
(20%)
2,321
(29%)
 Two or More 51
(5%)
343
(4%)
 Asian 44
(4%)
226
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Fairforest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 568
(56%)
4,069
(52%)
 Not Eligible 372
(36%)
3,284
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(8%)
526
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Fairforest Elementary is ranked 39th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairforest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.8%. 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.

Fairforest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 561
2006 586
2007 657
2008 713
2009 740
2010 714
2011 681
2012 710
2013 756
2014 724
2015 1023

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 11.3
2007 16.4
2008 15.5
2009 16.8
2010 17
2011 16.2
2012 16.5
2013 18
2014 16.5
2015 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52762923351159
2006 0.54436860068259
2007 0.53576864535769
2008 0.57363253856942
2009 0.70945945945946
2010 0.57142857142857
2011 0.6769456681351
2012 0.72535211267606
2013 0.66666666666667
2014 0.6560773480663
2015 0.63636363636364

Compare Fairforest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 63.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Public PK - 05 1,023 23.8:1  
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Public PK - 03 756 15.8:1 4 miles
Fairforest Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 825 14.5:1 4 miles
Arcadia Elementary
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Public KG - 05 440 15.2:1 5 miles
Montessori West Christian School
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Private PK - KG 70 1:1 5 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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