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Fair Oaks Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 401 students

 

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Posted March 18, 2013

Our sons have had a very good experience at Fair Oaks. They love their teachers and we love the smaller class sizes. This school has diverse culture, which is an excellent learning experience for young children as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2008

I love this school it always have nicest teachers especially mr. cary
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Posted January 7, 2004

My son attends Fair Oaks I never thought that the teachers would be so concerned. His teachers have kept me up to date with whats going on. I feel I can call them with any questions. This is a gerat school.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Reading

All Students53%
Female61%
Male47%
Black59%
Hispanic43%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English64%
Not migrant53%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Math

All Students34%
Female46%
Male23%
Black27%
Asian46%
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities42%
English language learners28%
Proficient in English40%
Not migrant34%

Reading

All Students24%
Female33%
Male16%
Black29%
Asian9%
Hispanic10%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities28%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English36%
Not migrant24%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 38% 9%
Hispanic 34% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 6%
Two or more races 6% 2%
White 5% 73%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Phil Sadler
Fax number
  • (763) 549-2350

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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5600 65th Ave North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55429
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