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Fairmount Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
15975 West 50 Th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403
Phone
(303) 982-5422
District
JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. R-1
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
586
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.9% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Fairmount Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
67%
41%
62%
41%
72%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
77%
40%
77%
47%
77%
33%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
75%
42%
82%
48%
67%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
17
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 70 11.9%
Grade 1 98 16.7%
Grade 2 97 16.6%
Grade 3 125 21.3%
Grade 4 97 16.6%
Grade 5 99 16.9%
Total 586 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.0% 69.0% 55.1%
Black 0.4% 1.3% 4.8%
Hispanic 6.6% 25.7% 35.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 3.3% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.0% 29.8% 38.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 24.2% 31.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 5.6% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 584,653 5,773,714
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 751.4 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.7% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.5% 36.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.4% 14.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 231,995 2,137,402
Single Parent Households With Children 7.2% 8.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.9% 92.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.6% 41.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.7% 18.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.1% 18.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.9% 14.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.7% 10.0%
$15,000 or less 5.5% 7.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,816 $492,213,896 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $653 $55,264,043 5.4%
Staff $694 $58,733,914 5.7%
General Administration $108 $9,140,148 0.9%
School Administration $934 $79,045,354 7.7%
Operation $988 $83,615,428 8.2%
Transportation $296 $25,050,776 2.4%
Other $796 $67,366,276 6.6%
Total Support $4,469 $378,215,939 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,817 $153,774,527 15.0%
Total Expenditures $12,103 $1,024,288,993 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,230 $5,502,708,442 43.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $693 $611,953,103 4.9%
Staff $648 $572,303,109 4.6%
General Administration $184 $162,276,790 1.3%
School Administration $865 $763,852,581 6.1%
Operation $1,070 $944,955,731 7.5%
Transportation $341 $301,350,383 2.4%
Other $821 $724,897,433 5.8%
Total Support $4,621 $4,081,683,810 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,350 $2,958,588,357 23.6%
Total Expenditures $14,202 $12,543,117,339 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%