Fairfield Township School

  • Fairfield Township School serves 640 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fairfield Township School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Fairfield Township School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Fairfield Township School's student population of 640 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students640 students
This chart display total students of Fairfield Township School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Fairfield Township School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fairfield Township School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fairfield Township School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fairfield Township School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield Township School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
74%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfield Township School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfield Township School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fairfield Township School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
25%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
53%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
11%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairfield Township School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.640.43
This chart display the diversity score of Fairfield Township School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfield Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem County Special Services School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Fairfield Township School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
How does socioeconomic status affect students and are boys more sensitive to disadvantage than girls?
The world is in a constant state of change and those who fail to adjust fall behind. Unfortunately, the American public education system has not kept up with the times and is currently facing a number of serious problems. Keep reading to learn about the biggest failures affecting the modern U.S. public education system as well as some of the trends that could spark change.
Summer break is a time to kick back and relax but it is also a great time to do activities that will boost your college applications. Keep reading to see how to boost your application this summer.