PROFICIENCY 60% 56% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 10 in Sunnyvale
  • Ranked #8 of 22 in Sunnyvale
  • Ranked #1370 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
50%Sunnyvale
56%Sunnyvale
38%California

Fairwood Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Sunnyvale" in Sunnyvale, CA. There are a total of 435 students and 19 teachers at Fairwood Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 82 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Fairwood Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 56% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students435
Teachers19
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch82
Reduced lunch38

 

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 Fairwood 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
All60-64%
370-74%
460-64%
550-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
355-59%
465-69%
550-59%
6n/a
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.

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Fairwood Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Lakewood Elementary32%0.7Sunnyvale, CA
Summit Public School: Denali60%0.9Sunnyvale, CA
San Miguel Elementary27%1.1Sunnyvale, CA
Kathryn Hughes Elementary41%1.6Santa Clara, CA
Columbia Middle School33%1.7Sunnyvale, CA
Bishop Elementary39%2.0Sunnyvale, CA
Adrian Wilcox High56%2.2Santa Clara, CA
Bracher Elementary45%2.2Santa Clara, CA
George Mayne Elementary42%2.3San Jose, CA
Don Callejon51%2.4Santa Clara, CA
Montague Elementary35%2.5Santa Clara, CA
Ponderosa Elementary58%2.5Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale demographics profile

StatisticSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Population149,59638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,80223291
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English44%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Sunnyvale

IndexSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters31.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Fairwood Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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