School Details

Fair Oaks Elementary School

5600 65th Ave North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55429
(763) 533-2246

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-3 373 students 10 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade


Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Osseo Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fair Oaks Elementary School is a public elementary school in Brooklyn Park. The principal of Fair Oaks Elementary School is Phil Sadler, whose e-mail is 373 children attend Fair Oaks Elementary School and identify as Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 87% of the 373 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fair Oaks Elementary School is 10:1. Excell Academy Charter is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% %
White, non-Hispanic 6% 56%
Black, non-Hispanic 41% 22%
Hispanic 34% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 14%
Asian 12% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 33%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Our sons have had a very good experience at Fair Oaks. They love their teachers and we love the smaller class sizes. This school has diverse culture which is an excellent learning experience for young children as well.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school it always have nicest teachers especially mr. cary

  • (10 years ago)

    My son attends Fair Oaks I never thought that the teachers would be so concerned. His teachers have kept me up to date with whats going on. I feel I can call them with any questions. This is a gerat school.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement


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