Fairfield Elementary School

13 7th Street
Fairfield, MT 59436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Fairfield Elementary School serves 166 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fairfield Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairfield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Fairfield Elementary School's student population of 166 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#28 out of 707 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
92%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairfield Elementary School's ranking?
Fairfield Elementary School is ranked #28 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Montana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Fairfield Elementary School?
166 students attend Fairfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Fairfield Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairfield Elementary School?
Fairfield Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Fairfield Elementary School offer ?
Fairfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Fairfield Elementary School part of?
Fairfield Elementary School is part of Fairfield Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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