G.f.w. Middle School

300 3rd Ave Se
Fairfax, MN 55332
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
G.f.w. Middle School serves 195 students in grades 5-8.
G.f.w. Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

G.f.w. Middle School's student population of 195 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students195 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of G.f.w. Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

G.f.w. Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of G.f.w. Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#898 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
19%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
78%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in G.f.w. Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.360.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in G.f.w. Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameG.F.W. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to G.f.w. Middle School is Cedar Mountain Secondary (12.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Mountain Elementary School (7.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin Cedar Mountain Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 200 students
    7.9 miles
    231 4th Ave E
    Franklin, MN 55333
    (507) 557-2251
    7.9 PK-5 200
  • Gibbon G.f.w. Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 269 students
    9.9 miles
    323 E 11th St
    Gibbon, MN 55335
    (507) 834-6501
    9.9 PK-4 269
  • Morgan Cedar Mountain Secondary Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 273 students
    12.8 miles
    310 Somerville Ave N
    Morgan, MN 56266
    (507) 249-5990
    12.8 6-12 273
  • Lafayette Starland Elementary School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 14 students
    13.4 miles
    59917 236th St
    Lafayette, MN 56054
    (507) 228-8943
    13.4 K-8 14
  • Buffalo Lake Buffalo Lake-hector Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 247 students
    14.5 miles
    211 3rd Street
    Buffalo Lake, MN 55314
    (320) 833-5311
    14.5 PK-5 247

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