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Fairmount Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 339 students

 

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Posted December 15, 2008

My son has been attending fairmount for the past 5 years and I love him going to that school, they are all excellent there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2008

fairmount elementary has a wonderful staff of committed caring teachers ,the sociology of this school is top rate. However they do not have the highest acedemic expectations from thier students , as long as they pass the crt requirements then that seems to be the limit. I was displeased with the fact that my first grader wanted an advance class -but there was no gifted classes for 1st or 2nd grade kids . because of boredom he has fallen behind. My 3rd grader who has a 504 plan the modifications are so low that he is not expected to do very much and is falling through the cracks . not happy with the acedemics at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 11, 2008

I have never seen a more caring group of teachers...(for the most part). Dedicated to giving the best to these students. I have seen nothing but teachers going the extra mile for each and everyone of the students. Great atmosphere to raise a child in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2007

some good teachers but for the most part kids really don't learn much. too many kids . kids are of a very rough and tumble group. better off home schooling.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2004

I am a past student of this school, and plan on putting my daughter in this school when she starts school. This school has great teachers and adminstration that care about their students, and they care about what the child does and doesn't learn. I am proud to say that Fairmount led me to try harder in everything that I do, and I am going to college to become a teacher, and I hope to teach at this school myself. Pamela Marie Pinson-Smith
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

43 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

43 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

57 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

57 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Social Studies

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

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

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
91%
Social Studies

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
79%
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
White 96% 44%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Black 1% 37%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Kimm Smith
Fax number
  • (706) 337-4481

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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130 Peachtree St
Fairmount, GA 30139
Phone: (706) 337-5321

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