School Details

Fairview Elementary School

648 Westwood Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2978
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 530 students 18 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

75%
64%
72%
72%
64%
65%
82%
79%
84%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Roanoke City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
68%
70%
84%
84%
75%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Roanoke City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
70%
73%
65%
64%
71%
71%
72%
69%
76%
74%
76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Roanoke City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fairview Elementary School is a public elementary school in Roanoke. The principal of Fairview Elementary School is Ms. April Plympton. 530 children attend Fairview Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 76% of the 530 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fairview Elementary School is 18:1. Westside Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 80% 48%
Hispanic 5% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 14% 44%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 62%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Outstanding and dedicated professionals. So many teachers "own" their students and their well-being. There is so much potential for this school and community. Although it has not yet arrived at that potential it is well on its way! I would not mind at all if my child attended this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    My children have only been at this school for about eight months and I am extremely dissapointed with the staff at this school. Roanoke City schools have never impressed me but this is by far the worst school yet. The staff are very unprofessional. I have had several meetings with the asst principle and with my childrens teachers about issues and I feel that they could care less. My son does not get the help he needs my daughter gets bullied constantly and the teachers never correct any of the other children as far as I know yet they are quick to jump at my daughter for anything they feel she says is wrong. I can't wait for the day I am able to pull or transfer my children out of that school. I would not recommend Fairview to anyone! Pros NONE Cons Uncaring staff Issues do not get resolved

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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