Fairfax High School

Fairfax High School serves 70 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Fairfax High School operates within the Fairfax R-iii School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 70 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 70 students
Fairfax High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Fairfax High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fairfax High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 13:1
Fairfax High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Fairfax High School Asian (1992-1997)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Black
n/a
18%
Fairfax High School Black (1993-2002)
White
98%
73%
Fairfax High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fairfax High School Sch Ethnicity Fairfax High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.43
Fairfax High School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
39%
Fairfax High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
7%
Fairfax High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 159 students has grown by 87% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fairfax R-iii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 159 575
Fairfax R-iii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Fairfax R-iii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $6 MM
Fairfax R-iii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2 MM $6 MM
Fairfax R-iii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,047 $8,810
Fairfax R-iii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,576 $8,968
Fairfax R-iii School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tarkio High School (6.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mound City Middle School (16.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fairfax Fairfax Elementary School
    500 Main St
    Fairfax , MO , 64446
    (660)686-2851
    0  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Tarkio Tarkio Elementary School
    1201 Pine St
    Tarkio , MO , 64491
    (660)736-4177
    6.8  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Tarkio Tarkio High School
    312 South Eleventh St
    Tarkio , MO , 64491
    (660)736-4118
    6.9  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Rock Port Rock Port Elementary School
    600 South Nebraska St
    Rock Port , MO , 64482
    (660)744-6294
    8.3  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Rock Port Rock Port High School
    600 South Nebraska St
    Rock Port , MO , 64482
    (660)744-6296
    8.3  mi  |  156  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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