Fairview Elementary School
 Date updated - Fall 2017
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District: Capital School District Telephone: (302) 672-1645
Address: 700 Walker Road, Dover DE 19904 Web: Fairview Elementary School Page
Principal: Melissa White
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Pre-Kindergarten1116
Kindergarten4156
Grade 16942
Grade 25364
Grade 35658
Grade 45061
Total280297


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Pre-Kindergarten100.0%
Kindergarten100.0%
Grade 196.1%
Grade 298.3%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 4100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American42.5%45.1%
American Indian0.7% 
Asian3.6%2.0%
Hawaiian0.4%0.3%
Hispanic/Latino18.6%19.5%
White29.6%27.3%
Multi-Racial4.6%5.7%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner10.0%8.4%
Low Income58.9%64.3%
Special Education17.5%19.9%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment6


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2016-17)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$14,792

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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)




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Exemplary Programs
Fairview Elementary strives to create a leadership environment that enhances the educational, social and emotional development of our students. Fairview Elementary is a Leader in Me School and values the greatness in each student; we teach and apply the Seven Habits of Happy Kids. Our students are able to find their voice through various leadership roles. Our Positive Behavior Support (PBS) promotes the positive choices that our students make by recognizing and rewarding them with daily incentives and Quarterly Celebrations/Assemblies. We also have an active PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) that provides funding for field trips to enhance the curriculum across subject areas. We also have many school volunteers, foster grandparents, and mentors that support classroom activities and individual needs. We have Literature and Math nights, Super Science day, school-wide musical programs, Kindergarten Graduation and Fourth Grade Moving Up Ceremony.

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Curriculum Highlights
Core curriculum includes: the Reading Wonders reading program, Go Math, Smithsonian FOSS Science Kits, and Kid Writing. Music, Art, Physical Education, Library and Technology Standards are taught during daily Related Arts periods. ACT (Accelerated Curriculum and Technology) is available for third and fourth graders who qualify for the Gifted and Talented Program. Special Education Services are available for students that qualify and are provided in the least restrictive environment which include inclusion and resource settings. The curriculum is aligned with Common Core State Standards and is taught through research-based instructional practices and techniques. Student achievement data is a key component of RTI (Response to Intervention). Student progress is monitored and interventions are in place as needed to ensure student success. Both Reading and Math Intervention are included in our daily schedule. We participate in Odyssey of the Mind and will participate in Lego League.

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