Fairfax Elementary School

  • Fairfax Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fairfax Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Fairfax Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students490 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Fairfax Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Fairfax Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fairfax Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfax Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#723 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
40%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
57%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairfax Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambers County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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