PROFICIENCY 34% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified
45%El Cerrito
38%California

Fairmont Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in El Cerrito, CA. There are a total of 569 students and 22 teachers at Fairmont Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 279 free lunch students and 35 reduced lunch students.

Fairmont Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.5%, which is 12% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students569
Teachers21.8
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch279
Reduced lunch35

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fairmont Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
325-29%
440-44%
515-19%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
325-29%
430-34%
530-34%
650-54%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Fairmont Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 15.7% 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 17.8% 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 24.0% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.1% 58.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

El Cerrito demographics profile

StatisticEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Population24,64639,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)6,74025691
Median age43.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Cerrito

IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters30.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Fairmont Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.