Fairmount School Highlights
- Fairmount Students increased their reading scores on the SRI by an average significantly higher than the100 point national average for 4thand 5th The growth the economically disadvantaged subgroup also exceeded the national average. (AE)
- 22% of Fairmount students (61 out of 283) scored in the Advanced Level on the June 2016 SRI assessment. The Lexile needed for the spring is 1000 for 4th grade and 1050 for 5th (AE)
- The “Principals Challenge” was a huge success at Fairmount School with dozens of students volunteering to take this math fluency challenge each week. (AE/QIP)
- 29% of Fairmount students scored a 4 on the Math Fact Fluency Rubric (81 students out of 282). The number of correct facts answered in 3 minutes for this EOY score is 70 for 4th grade and 93 for 5th This is 14% higher than the first quarter performance. (AE/QIP)
- Seven Fairmount staff members completed graduate courses offered in our building through UMO. (PE)
- All Fairmount teachers either completed a coaching cycle with the literacy coach during 2015-2016 or began one that will be completed in the fall. (PE)
- Jenna Bishop received Fairmount’s first scholarship to a graduating senior. Several Fairmount staff members marched at the Bangor High School graduation ceremony. (ES/PE)
- Sixty-seven students finished the year in a full-year accelerated math class (23%) (QIP/AE)
- The math workshop model was utilized in all Math and ELA classes during 2015-2016 (QIP)
- 2015-2016 was our second year with the 21stCentury Community Grant. Expanded after-school offerings were provided and established connections with 23 community partners. (ES)
- During our 5th grade end of the year awards ceremony, 7 students earned the Silver Presidential Award, and 1 student earned the Gold Presidential Award. Ms. Tlili read the students letters from President Obama and acting Secretary of Education, John King congratulating them on their achievement. In addition to earning a certificate signed by President Obama, students were given a pin that says, “President’s Award for Academic Excellence”. Twenty 5th grade and sixteen 4th grade students earned an award for Citizenship. The criteria included behavior, attendance and participation in after school activities. (AE)
21st Century After School Program (ES)
- Fairmount’s 21st CCLC 2015 Summer Program ran for 8 weeks for approximately
- 35 hours each week for a total of 273 hours.
- Fairmount’s 21 CCLC Afterschool Program during the 2015-16 School Year ran for 31 weeks, 4 days a week for approximately 2.5 hours each day; for a total of 390.5 hours.
- Fairmount’s 21st CCLC Afterschool Program during the 2015-16 School Year ran for 31 weeks, 4 days a week for approximately 2.5 hours each day; for a total of 390.5 hours.
- 93% of Fairmount’s student population, 285 students, participated in the 21st CCLC Summer and/or School Year Programs. Of those served, 190 students attended 30 days or more.
- 56 different academic, health & wellness, cultural and multi-cultural programs were offered after school, with 43 of these programs being taught by Fairmount teachers and staff.
- Fairmount’s 21st CCLC increased their number of Community Partners from 14 in September 2015, to 23 in May 2016.
- 20 parent events were held by the Fairmount were held by the Fairmount 21st CCLC over the course of the Year including;
- For our first ever talent show, over 220 students and family members joined us for a fun filled evening in January.
- Over 160 students and family members joined us for fun literacy activities at our family literacy event in March.
- Over 160 students and family members came to commemorate the year at our End of the Year Celebration in May.