Fairmount Elementary School

120 North Cedar Ave, Independence, MO 64053 | (816) 521-5405
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 365
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 120 N Cedar Ave, Independence, MO 64053
  • Principal or Admin: Jeff Anger
  • Fax: (816) 521-5637
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 365
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 208 (57.0%)
  • Females: 157 (43.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 15 (4.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 288 (78.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 303 (83.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fairmount Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.8%
Black3810.4%
Asian133.6%
Hispanic6317.3%
White24867.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fairmount Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten133.6%
Kindergarten6818.6%
1st Grade6718.4%
2nd Grade4412.1%
3rd Grade6217.0%
4th Grade5916.2%
5th Grade5214.2%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
School:
18.0
District:
18.0
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 4.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 9.0
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $89,320
Average Salary of Teachers: $46,627
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
School:
92.3%
District:
99.0%
Percent of Teachers with Special Certificates
School:
7.7%
District:
1.0%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Fairmount Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Communication Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Not Met
Title I Status: School Improvement Level 1
Years Receiving Sanctions: 1

MAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201022.8%38.9%43.9%
200915.7%32.7%41.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201019.3%39.3%47.8%
200923.8%40.6%45.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201022.1%45.8%51.7%
200921.4%45.6%47.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201020.0%45.2%49.1%
200915.8%40.4%44.9%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201033.4%51.9%51.8%
200929.2%48.0%49.4%
 
Mathematics Test
201020.4%51.4%52.4%
200916.7%46.2%47.8%
 
Science Test
201025.0%54.0%49.3%
200918.8%47.7%45.2%
 
Source: MO Department of Education 2009-2010

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