Fairfield Middle School

Fairfield Middle School serves 490 students in grades 5-8.
Fairfield Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fairfield Middle School's student population of 490 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairfield Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fairfield Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#636 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
86%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairfield Middle School is Fairfield High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pekin Middle School (14.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pence Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Pence Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 347 students
    0.2 miles
    1000 South 6th Street
    Fairfield, IA 52556
    (641) 472-2957
    0.2 2-4 347
  • Fairfield Washington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 279 students
    0.7 miles
    406 East Madison Avenue
    Fairfield, IA 52556
    (641) 472-2110
    0.7 PK-1 279
  • Fairfield Fairfield High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 515 students
    1.1 miles
    605 E Broadway
    Fairfield, IA 52556
    (641) 472-2059
    1.1 9-12 515
  • Douds Van Buren Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 333 students
    12.9 miles
    14574 Jefferson St.
    Douds, IA 52551
    (641) 936-4321
    12.9 PK-6 333
  • Eldon Cardinal High School High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 214 students
    13.8 miles
    4045 Ashland Rd
    Eldon, IA 52554
    (641) 652-7531
    13.8 9-12 214

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