Fairfield Elementary School

  • Fairfield Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairfield Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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Fairfield Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Fairfield Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary School is 0.63, 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 (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#511 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
87%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
21%
23%
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White
51%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I went to Fairfield Elementary back in those years. I'm a ninth grader now. I absolutely loved it. I love the teachers. The school events are great and educational. Although, I haven't attended the school after the new administration was in. They have so much activities to get involved in and it made me get excited about school.
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I was horribly abused physcially and mentally by my classmates for all the years I went here. My teachers and the administration did nothing. I am not the only one, many of my neighbors' children suffered the same. The school plays heavily into the game of 'political correctness', allowing minority students to do what they want for fear of a lawsuit. I'm still bitter and angry about this place after all these years.
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