Fairfield Elementary Academy

6201 S Fairfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairfield Elementary Academy serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Fairfield Elementary Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairfield Elementary Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Fairfield Elementary Academy's student population of 547 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 77% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairfield Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary Academy is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3437 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
78%
27%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairfield Elementary Academy's ranking?
Fairfield Elementary Academy is ranked #3437 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Fairfield Elementary Academy often compared to?
Fairfield Elementary Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Marquette Elementary School, Carson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Fairfield Elementary Academy?
547 students attend Fairfield Elementary Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Fairfield Elementary Academy students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairfield Elementary Academy?
Fairfield Elementary Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fairfield Elementary Academy offer ?
Fairfield Elementary Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Fairfield Elementary Academy part of?
Fairfield Elementary Academy is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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