Fairfield 7-8

  • Fairfield 7-8 serves 60 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairfield 7-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Fairfield 7-8's student population of 60 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 150% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students60 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Fairfield 7-8
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairfield 7-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield 7-8 is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#373 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairfield 7-8. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.220.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Fairfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 135 students
    0.0 miles
    13 7th Street
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2425
    0.0 PK-6 135
  • Fairfield Fairfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 104 students
    0.0 miles
    13 7th Street
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2528
    0.0 9-12 104
  • Fairfield Greenfield 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 10 students
    5.6 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    5.6 7-8 10
  • Fairfield Greenfield School
    Grades: PK-6 | 79 students
    5.6 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    5.6 PK-6 79
  • Simms Simms High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    8.8 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    8.8 9-12 101

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