Fairfield Elementary School

20 Fairfield School Rd
Fairfield, VA 24435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Fairfield Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fairfield Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fairfield Elementary School's student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 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 diversity score of Fairfield Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#522 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
90-94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
88%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.220.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockbridge County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairfield Elementary School is Rockbridge County High School (8.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lylburn Downing Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (7.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buena Vista Mountain View Elementary School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 124 students
    7.0 miles
    20 Burger Circle
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-2418
    7 K-5 124
  • Lexington Rockbridge County High School Math: 74% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 967 students
    8.2 miles
    143 Greenhouse Rd
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-5555
    8.2 9-12 967
  • Buena Vista F.w. Kling Junior Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 222 students
    9.1 miles
    3400 Lombardy Ave
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-6717
    9.1 PK-2 222
  • Lexington Lylburn Downing Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 202 students
    9.5 miles
    302 Diamond St
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-3532
    9.5 6-8 202
  • Lexington Central Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    9.7 miles
    85 Central Road
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-4500
    9.7 PK-5 530

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