Fairfield Elementary Academy

6201 S Fairfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairfield Elementary Academy serves 572 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fairfield Elementary Academy's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairfield Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary Academy is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3337 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
77%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfield Elementary Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairfield Elementary Academy is Catalyst Charter - Maria Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Morrill Elementary Math & Science School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Morrill Elementary Math & Science School Magnet School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 654 students
    0.3 miles
    6011 S Rockwell St
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9288
    0.3 PK-8 654
  • Chicago Marquette Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,169 student
    0.5 miles
    6550 S Richmond St
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9260
    0.5 PK-8 1,169
  • Chicago Claremont Academy Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 430 students
    0.6 miles
    2300 W 64th St
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 535-8110
    0.6 PK-8 430
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter - Maria Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,071 student
    0.7 miles
    6727 S California Av
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 993-1770
    0.7 K-12 1,071
  • Chicago Gage Park High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 330 students
    0.7 miles
    5630 S Rockwell St
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9230
    0.7 9-12 330

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