Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 45%

Fairfax school information

IndexFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores30%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools493279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fairfax are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fairfax
  • 84.3% of people in Fairfax have completed 8th grade
  • 83.1% of people in Fairfax have completed high school
  • 16.7% of people in Fairfax have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fairfax

      IndexFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.3%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school83.1%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college39.8%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.8%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.7%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters2.5%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

      Fairfax, SC School Districts

      • Allendale County School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fairfax. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairfax, SC schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Fairfax, SC, an average of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Varnville, SC2,25842%15%
      Brunson, SC48540%20%
      Hampton, SC2,69337%25%
      Estill, SC2,14925%50%
      Allendale, SC3,18922%55%
      Fairfax, SC1,91030%40%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stillwater, NY1,91052%6%
      Thomaston, ME1,91034%32%
      Dunnellon, FL1,91042%14%
      Seymour, MO1,90950%1%
      Las Animas, CO1,90932%35%
      Fairfax, SC1,91030%40%
      Source: The Fairfax, SC 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.