Fairfax school information

IndexFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores33%71%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools493279,235
Total private schoolsn/a36924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Fairfax are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fairfax.
  • 79.8% of people in Fairfax have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.8% of people in Fairfax have completed high school.
  • 10.5% of people in Fairfax have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fairfax

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  • Allendale Correctional Institution1057 Revolutionary TrailGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Allendale Fairfax High3581 Allendale-Fairfax HighwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 428 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Allendale-Fairfax Middle3305 Allendale-Fairfax HighwayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 305 · Ratio: 14:131
  • Fairfax Elementary734 14Th Street EastGrades: PK - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 15:135

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Education level achieved in Fairfax

IndexFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school77.8%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college39.1%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree18.8%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.5%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters3.3%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fairfax (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brunson, SC47983%21%
Hampton, SC2,74065%5%
Varnville, SC2,29460%11%
Allendale, SC3,32844%35%
Estill, SC2,35734%51%
Fairfax, SC1,79133%51%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salyersville, KY1,79162%9%
Bluff City, TN1,79155%19%
Valatie, NY1,79165%5%
Kirkland, IL1,79187%27%
Devon, PA1,79095%39%
Fairfax, SC1,79133%51%
Source: The Fairfax, SC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.