Fairfield Elementary School

175 Medley Road
Winnsboro, SC 29180
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairfield Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fairfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina 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 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fairfield Elementary School's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1063 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
86%
34%
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White
7%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairfield Elementary School is Fairfield Central High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Magnet For Math And Science (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winnsboro Fairfield Central High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 777 students
    0.1 miles
    836 Us Highway 321 Bypass Sout
    Winnsboro, SC 29180
    (803) 635-1441
    0.1 9-12 777
  • Winnsboro Fairfield Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    790 Us Highway 321 North
    Winnsboro, SC 29180
    (803) 635-5506
    1 9-12 n/a
  • Winnsboro Fairfield Magnet For Math And Science Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 295 students
    1.3 miles
    1647 Us Highway 321 Bypass Nor
    Winnsboro, SC 29180
    (803) 635-4810
    1.3 PK-6 295
  • Winnsboro Fairfield Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 403 students
    1.5 miles
    728 Us Highway 321 Bypass Sout
    Winnsboro, SC 29180
    (803) 635-4270
    1.5 7-8 403
  • Winnsboro Midland Stem Institute Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 186 students
    3.7 miles
    112 Crane Street
    Winnsboro, SC 29180
    (864) 815-1524
    3.7 K-8 186

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