School Details

Fay Elementary School

4080 52nd Street, San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 624-2600

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 673 students 16 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

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About this school

Fay Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Diego. The principal of Fay Elementary School is Armando Tovar and can be contacted at 673 students attend Fay Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic, Multiracial, and Asian. 68% of the Fay Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 90% of the 673 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fay Elementary School is 16:1. Ibarra Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 61% 44%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 18% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 25%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% %
Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Unspecified 0.4% 0%
Filipino 0.3% 7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 129055%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 63%
Limited English proficiency 68% 29%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This school has been the best for my kids...My son is beginning his second year but has been since preeschool the preschool teacher is really good at what she does. My daughter is going for her second year in preschool and I intend for them to continue in the same school. I love this school and the interest that the teachers put in the students to become better...they really make the best effort for kids to learn the most..

  • (4 years ago)

    While I love the staff facilities and my childs teacher at Fay I am appauled by the parents that stand outside the school and use fowl language. Also disconcerting are the parents that pick up their children while blaring inappropriate music and lyrics from thier vehicles. I will not be reenrolling my child.

  • (4 years ago)

    The staff is always very kind and they truly care about the students and how well they do.They are always after school and willing to help the students in what they might be having trouble in. They are really a kind caring and respectful staff. Thank you for listening to me.

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school! This is my second year and while I considered not returning I am so glad I did. The new principal is an exemplary educator and is sure to make a difference. I have two children attending this school and am an educator myself. We need more principals like Ms. Moreno who care and work for our children.

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