Bfa High School - Fairfax

  • Bfa High School - Fairfax serves 314 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bfa High School - Fairfax placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Vermont state average of 9%.

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School Overview

  • Bfa High School - Fairfax's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bfa High School - Fairfax is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 289 schools in Vermont (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bfa High School - Fairfax is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank
66%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
98%
91%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.11
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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