School Details

Fairmont Elementary School

1725 Abbie Dell Avenue, New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 949-4286
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 349 students 13 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

73%
86%
84%
79%
80%
81%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • New Albany-Floyd Co Con School average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

81%
87%
86%
79%
80%
83%
51%
69%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • New Albany-Floyd Co Con School average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fairmont Elementary School is a public elementary school in New Albany. The principal of Fairmont Elementary School is Mrs Susan Gahan. 349 students attend Fairmont Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 21% of the Fairmont Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 89% of the 349 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fairmont Elementary School is 13:1. Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 8%
Multiracial 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 53% 81%
Hispanic 26% 4%
Asian 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.07%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 44%
Limited English proficiency 21% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    A parent I love this school the teachers are wonderful and care about these children and will go way above and beyond to help them meet their goals. Everybody deserve 5 star..so here is my 5 star to Everyone who is working there..

  • (2 years ago)

    This school has a great staff that continually goes above and beyond what is expected. They try to educate and support the whole child not just a test score.

  • (3 years ago)

    I love this school the teachers are wonderful and care about these children and will go way above and beyond to help them meet their goals.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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