Fairfield school information

IndexFairfieldCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools298,30879,221
Total private schools123,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Fairfield, CA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 12 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Fairfield public schools have average test scores of 38% which is equal to than the California average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fairfield public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 25.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fairfield are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Fairfield.
  • 83.3% of people in Fairfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Fairfield have completed high school.
  • 25.2% of people in Fairfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fairfield

IndexFairfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Fairfield, CA110,95338%22%

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Source: The Fairfield, 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.