Fairfield City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,708 students in Fairfield City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Fairfield City School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fairfield City School District are Donald Elementary School, Robinson Elementary School and Glen Oaks Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fairfield City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Fairfield City School District
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,473 Schools
# Students
1,708 Students
740,387 Students
# Teachers
92 Teachers
42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Fairfield City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#131 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairfield City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfield City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfield City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fairfield City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.06
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
10,746 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
39 Students
58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
1,659 Students
243,146 Students
% Black Students
97%
33%
# White Students
7 Students
403,662 Students
% White Students
1%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
140
54,877
# Students in 1st Grade:
122
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
149
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
133
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
144
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
57,546
# Students in 6th Grade:
133
55,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
106
55,345
# Students in 8th Grade:
129
54,934
# Students in 9th Grade:
123
57,297
# Students in 10th Grade:
147
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
149
53,914
# Students in 12th Grade:
115
52,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,615 is higher than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,823 is higher than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fairfield City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$19 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Fairfield City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,615
$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fairfield City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,823
$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fairfield City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Fairfield City School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Donald Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Valley Rd
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6823
Grades: K-6
| 329 students
Rank: #22.
Robinson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 61st St
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6827
Grades: K-6
| 283 students
Rank: #33.
Glen Oaks Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Highland Dr
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6837
Grades: K-6
| 327 students
Rank: #44.
Fairfield High Preparatory School
Math: 13% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
610 Valley Rd
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 785-5176
Grades: 7-12
| 769 students
Fairfield Alternative School
Alternative School
6405 Ave D
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6847
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Fairfield Area Vocational School
Vocational School
610 Valley Rd
Fairfield, AL 35064
(205) 783-6850
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 1,708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06

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