Fairfield Middle School

5121 Nine Mile Rd
Richmond, VA 23223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairfield Middle School serves 1,060 students in grades 6-8.
Fairfield Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia 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 42% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Fairfield Middle School's student population of 1,060 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,060 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairfield Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Middle 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
#1694 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
42%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
88%
22%
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White
5%
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
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairfield Middle School is Highland Springs High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin Military Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jacob L. Adams Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Empowerment Academy Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    5915 Nine Mile Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 328-4280
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Richmond Jacob L. Adams Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    0.9 miles
    600 S Laburnum Ave
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 226-8745
    0.9 PK-5 433
  • Richmond New Bridge Learning Center Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    5915 Nine Mile Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 328-4285
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Henrico Highland Springs Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    1.1 miles
    600 W Pleasant St
    Henrico, VA 23075
    (804) 328-4045
    1.1 PK-5 588
  • Richmond Arthur Ashe Junior Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    1.5 miles
    1001 Cedar Fork Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 343-6550
    1.5 PK-5 497

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