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82%
  • Washington Elementary School
  • 406 E Madison, Fairfield
  • Fairfield Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 302
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
77%
  • Fairfield Middle School
  • 404 W Fillmore, Fairfield
  • Fairfield Comm School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Fairfield High School
  • 605 E Broadway, Fairfield
  • Fairfield Comm School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
55%
  • Pence Elementary School
  • 1000 S 6th St, Fairfield
  • Fairfield Comm School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Fairfield school information

IndexFairfieldIowaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools220824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Fairfield, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Fairfield public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 9% lower than than the Iowa average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fairfield public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.1% have completed high school, 38.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Fairfield

IndexFairfieldIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college73.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.9%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.1%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

Fairfield, IA School Districts

Fairfield Community School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Fairfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairfield, IA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Fairfield, IA, an average of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Fairfield 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 Fairfield, IA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Packwood, IA31685%73%
Libertyville, IA37182%67%
Douds, IA8670%41%
Eldon, IA89066%34%
Fairfield, IA9,94271%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
Brownsville, TN9,93844%10%
Elkhorn, WI9,93146%6%
Essex Junction, VT9,92257%17%
Fairfield, IA9,94271%44%
Source: The Fairfield, IA 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.