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Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 26%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fairfield are 44% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Fairfield
  • 93.3% of people in Fairfield have completed 8th grade
  • 92.1% of people in Fairfield have completed high school
  • 38.1% of people in Fairfield have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      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%
      Brownsville, TN9,93844%10%
      Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
      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.