Fayette High School

  • Fayette High School serves 179 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fayette High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

Fayette High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Fayette High School's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students179 students
This chart display total students of Fayette High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Fayette High School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fayette High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fayette High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fayette High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fayette High School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#400 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fayette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fayette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fayette High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fayette High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fayette High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fayette High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
81%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fayette High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fayette High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fayette High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.330.23
This chart display the diversity score of Fayette High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Fayette High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fayette High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fayette High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFAYETTE R-III School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Fayette High 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
Learn how various states regulate maximum class sizes.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.