Fairbank Elementary School

311 5th St N
Fairbank, IA 50629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 197 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Fairbank Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 30% in IA
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairbank Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Fairbank Elementary School's student population of 197 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
197 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairbank Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fairbank Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#277 out of 1233 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Fairbank Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
70%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-59%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
96%
73%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairbank Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Iowa.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of Fairbank Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairbank Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairbank Elementary School's ranking?
Fairbank Elementary School is ranked #277 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Fairbank Elementary School?
197 students attend Fairbank Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Fairbank Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairbank Elementary School?
Fairbank Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fairbank Elementary School offer ?
Fairbank Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fairbank Elementary School part of?
Fairbank Elementary School is part of Wapsie Valley Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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