Avg. test scores 36%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 98%

Fairfax school information

Average Test Scores67%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:120:116:1
Total public schools28,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fairfax are 36% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Fairfax
  • 96.2% of people in Fairfax have completed 8th grade
  • 96.2% of people in Fairfax have completed high school
  • 60.1% of people in Fairfax have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fairfax

      Completed 8th grade96.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school96.2%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college86.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree69.5%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors60.1%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters23.7%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree9.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.1%1.6%1.3%

      Fairfax, CA School Districts

      • Ross Valley Elementary School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fairfax. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairfax, CA schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Fairfax, CA, an average of 96.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Tiburon, CA9,17083%69%
      Corte Madera, CA9,69480%62%
      Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA10,60579%60%
      San Anselmo, CA12,62377%57%
      Ross, CA2,38177%55%
      Fairfax, CA7,59867%36%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Yreka, CA7,59844%10%
      Selah, WA7,59949%1%
      Rockton, IL7,59643%13%
      Sanger, TX7,59572%46%
      Holly Springs, MS7,59116%67%
      Fairfax, CA7,59867%36%
      Source: The Fairfax, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.