David Fairchild Elementary School

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5757 Sw 45th St

Miami, FL 33155

(305) 665-5483

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for David Fairchild Elementary School

We love this school! My daughter is thriving as a new 2nd grader. The principal is very hands on, faculty and staff across the board are professional and very caring. It has a private school feel at a public school cost, small so tight knit community, organized and active PTA and overall a wonderful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/30/13

Best school in the United States. An "A" school for 14 years. Terrific staff, very involved parents, great community involvement. Located near the University of Miami and Miami Children's Hospital.

Posted by a other on 07/15/13

I went to David Fairchild in the early seventies. Back when us kids where droped off right in front of the school. No fences, no cops. just a beautiful little school. If anyone remembers Mrs. Hammond as the principal. Very classy lady. Even I as a kid noticed that. Fond memories. Will live in ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/14/13

Fantastic school. I went there as a kid and i had such fond memories. My kids were struggling at Ludlam with fights, bullying and lack of learning. I got fed up and we moved specifically to this area because of David Fairchild Elementry. My Daughter has excelled and is now going to a magnet program next ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/11

I've had 2 kids go to the school and cannot wait for the 3rd to start next year. Principal and teachers are excellent. 100% parent involvement. Best kept secret of the public school system. Should be rated a 10

Posted by a parent on 08/05/09

I am very happy with this rate the principal,parents,teachers and students have work really hard.I believe

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

My son is learning so much in this school. The teachers and leadership are outstanding. Parents are very involved in the school.

Posted by a parent on 01/14/09

The Leardeship of this school is very active, competent. The parent involvement is excellent. The teachers are competent, caring and involved in the cild'd learning. The principal is wonderful and hard working. I just love it, its my daughter's home away from home.

Posted by a parent on 09/24/08

Excellent and friendly staff. Exceptional parental involvement.

Posted by a parent on 08/09/07

This is a 'great little school.' With a student body of only about 500, this school has managed to keep an A rating for over 5 years consecutively. The principal is great, very approachable and attentive to the needs of the students. The academic programs are solid R-R-R, no nonsense newfangled stuff, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/22/06

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Test scores for David Fairchild Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
David Fairchild Elementary School
Miami-dade County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Miami schools — David Fairchild Elementary School is located at 5757 Sw 45th St, Miami FL 33155. 5757 Sw 45th St is in the 33155 ZIP code in Miami, FL The school district for David Fairchild Elementary School is the Miami-dade County Public Schools. David Fairchild Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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