Fairfax Elementary School District

1500 S. Fairfax Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307-3151
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,676 students in Fairfax Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Fairfax Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
2,676 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Fairfax Elementary School District, which is ranked #1655 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1562 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairfax Elementary  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
17%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfax Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfax Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11%
29%

Students by Ethnicity:

0.21
0.63
# American Indian Students
3 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
48 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,384 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
89%
56%
# Black Students
87 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
102 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
4%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
51 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
302
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
267
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
296
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
286
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
313
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
298
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
325
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
295
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
294
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,963 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,544 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fairfax Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$44 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Fairfax Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,963
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fairfax Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,544
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fairfax Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Fairfax Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shirley Lane Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6714 Shirley Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 363-7684
Grades: K-6
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Virginia Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 Virginia Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 366-3223
Grades: K-6
| 627 students
Rank: #33.
Fairfax Jr. High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 S. Fairfax Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 366-4461
Grades: 5-8
| 593 students
Rank: #44.
Zephyr Lane Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6327 Zephyr Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 366-0024
Grades: K-6
| 753 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Fairfax Elementary School District?
Fairfax Elementary School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,676 students.
What is the rank of Fairfax Elementary School District?
Fairfax Elementary School District is ranked #1655 out of 1,939 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Fairfax Elementary School District?
89% of Fairfax Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Fairfax Elementary School District?
Fairfax Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Fairfax Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,544 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 2,676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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