Fairfield Elementary School

  • Fairfield Elementary School serves 135 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairfield Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fairfield Elementary School's student population of 135 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#12 out of 718 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
90%
78%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Fairfield Fairfield 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 60 students
    0.0 miles
    13 7th Street
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2425
    0.0 7-8 60
  • Fairfield Fairfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 104 students
    0.0 miles
    13 7th Street
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2528
    0.0 9-12 104
  • Fairfield Greenfield 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 10 students
    5.6 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    5.6 7-8 10
  • Fairfield Greenfield School
    Grades: PK-6 | 79 students
    5.6 miles
    590 Hwy 431
    Fairfield, MT 59436
    (406) 467-2433
    5.6 PK-6 79
  • Simms Simms High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    8.8 miles
    123 Walker Street
    Simms, MT 59477
    (406) 264-5110
    8.8 9-12 101

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