• Fairview Partnerships

    Fairview Elementary is fortunate to have special community partners and programs:


    • Banneker Community Center sponsors Fairview’s Banneker at the View after-school program
    • The Indiana Jacobs School of Music provides violin instruction for students in grades 1-3.
    • CODA Academy, created by Fairview’s music teacher, Kathy Heise, provides instruments and instruction for students in grades 4-6 after school through grants and private donations.
    • Wonderlab Science Museum partners with Fairview through grants that provide opportunities for classroom field trips, family visits, and in-school presentations that integrate science with the arts.
    • The Indiana University School of Education supports classroom instruction with practicum students and student teachers.
    • Office of Student Learning provide numerous volunteers in the school.
    • The Indiana University Hutton Honors College supports school literacy efforts.
    • College Mentors for Kids! provides mentors for 60 Fairview students.
    • Dr. Peggy Schultz provides Biology instruction to the third grade classrooms and supports the Fairview garden.
    • Joe LaMantia, local artist, worked with students in 2010 to create the new Artisticat sculpture, located on the southeast corner of the building.
    • In 2009-10 the Sassafras Audubon Society coordinated the chimney swift tower, located at the northwest corner of the schoolyard.
    • Ivy Tech partners with classrooms to develop art based strategies. Through a Community Foundation Grant, they are providing art and theatre instructors for the Fairview Title I Preschool classrooms. They provided an artist in residence to create a sculpture for the B-Line Trail.
    • And many other individuals and groups!