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Fain Elementary School

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Posted April 23, 2009

This school is terrible. My child not safe nothing been done about the problems. The princiaplas dont care about the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2004

I know for a fact that this is a good school but everyone doesn't know it because some people never heard of it before. Although if I had a chance to sent my child to a school it would be this one.
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

93 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

93 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

93 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
44%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
30%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
53%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
62%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
46%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
64%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 85% 37%
Hispanic 15% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mesha L. Greene
Fax number
  • (404) 699-4579

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Atlanta, GA 30331
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