Top 3 Best Fairfield Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,561 students in Fairfield, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 239 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Fairfield, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Fairfield, IA are Washington Elementary School, Fairfield Middle School and Pence Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fairfield, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Fairfield have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Fairfield, IA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
406 East Madison Avenue
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-2110
Grades: PK-1
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Fairfield Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
404 W Fillmore
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-5019
Grades: 5-8
| 460 students
Rank: #33.
Pence Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 South 6th Street
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-2957
Grades: 2-4
| 316 students
Rank: #44.
Fairfield High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
605 E Broadway
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-2059
Grades: 9-12
| 487 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Fairfield, Iowa

Fairfield, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
401 West Stone
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-2114
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Fairfield, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Fairfield, IA include Washington Elementary School, Fairfield Middle School and Pence Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Fairfield, IA?
4 public schools are located in Fairfield, IA.
What percentage of students in Fairfield, IA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Fairfield, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Fairfield, IA?
Fairfield, IA public schools minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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