Fairfax High School

  • Fairfax High School serves 68 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Fairfax High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.
  • Fairfax High School operates within the Fairfax R-iii School District.
  • Fairfax R-iii School District's 50% graduation rate is lower than the Missouri state average of 90%.

Top Placements

Fairfax High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Fairfax High School's student population of 68 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students68 students
Fairfax High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Fairfax High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Fairfax High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeFairfax High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Fairfax High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfax High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
48%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
Fairfax High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Fairfax High School Asian Students (1992-1997)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Fairfax High School Black Students (2012-2016)
Black
n/a
16%
Fairfax High School Black Students (1993-2002)
White
98%
72%
Fairfax High School White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFairfax High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.22
Fairfax High School Diversity Score (1993-2016)
Graduation Rate≥50%
90%
Fairfax High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
44%
Fairfax High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
Fairfax High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Fairfax High School is Fairfax R-iii School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 552 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fairfax R-iii School District's student population of 145 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,275 is higher than the state average of $9,726. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,416 is higher than the state average of $9,907. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameFairfax R-iii School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed145569
    Fairfax R-iii School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
    48%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
    63%
    District Graduation Rate≥50%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$2 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$2 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,275$9,726
    District Spending / Student$13,416$9,907
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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