PROFICIENCY 75% 40% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Fairfield Area SD
58%Fairfield
53%Pennsylvania

Fairfield Area High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairfield Area SD" in Fairfield, PA. There are a total of 369 students and 29 teachers at Fairfield Area High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Fairfield Area High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.5%, which is 40% higher than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students369
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch24

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fairfield Area High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Fairfield Area High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 94.9% 93.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 1.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.9% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 2.7% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.4% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Fairfield Area Middle School53%0.0Fairfield, PA
Fairfield Area El School47%0.1Fairfield, PA
Emmitsburg Elementary32%6.0Emmitsburg, MD
Vida Charter School42%6.1Gettysburg, PA
Franklin Twp El School60%6.9Cashtown, PA
Cascade Elementary42%7.8Highfield-Cascade, MD
Sabillasville Elementary45%8.2Sabillasville, MD
Lincoln El School64%8.3Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg Area Middle School62%8.3Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg Montessori Charter School47%8.5Gettysburg, PA
James Gettys El School73%8.8Gettysburg, PA
Hooverville El School66%9.1Wayne Heights, PA

Fairfield demographics profile

StatisticFairfieldPennsylvaniaNational
Population53512,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)79527791
Median age51.540.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%56%55%
Speak English100%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fairfield

IndexFairfieldPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Fairfield Area High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.