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  • Allendale Fairfax High
  • 3581 Allendale-fairfax Highway, Fairfax
  • Allendale 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 374
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Allendale-fairfax Middle School
  • 3581 Allendale-fairfax Highway, Fairfax
  • Allendale 01
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

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
The Fairfax, SC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fairfax public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 36% lower than than the South Carolina average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fairfax public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Fairfax schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Fairfax, SC schools.

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%
Graysville, AL1,91135%30%
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.