Fairfax Elementary School

502 Blvd
Valley, AL 36854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Fairfax Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fairfax Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
428 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairfax Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fairfax Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#606 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Fairfax Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21%
29%
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 2021-22 school year data.
47%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fairfax Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairfax Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
38%
32%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
58%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Fairfax Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairfax Elementary School's ranking?
Fairfax Elementary School is ranked #606 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Fairfax Elementary School often compared to?
Fairfax Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Huguley Elementary School, Bob Hardingshawmut Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Fairfax Elementary School?
428 students attend Fairfax Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Fairfax Elementary School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairfax Elementary School?
Fairfax Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Fairfax Elementary School offer ?
Fairfax Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Fairfax Elementary School part of?
Fairfax Elementary School is part of Chambers County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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