Middle High School in Atchison County, MO

Fairfax High School

500 Main St, Fairfax, MO 64446

Note: The School Review only assigns rankings to Elementary, Middle or High schools. This school does not fit clearly into one of those school classifications and is therefore unranked.

How Good is Fairfax High School?

Report Card

A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Enviroment
B- School Safety
A Overall Grade

Fairfax High School is located in Fairfax, Missouri. Serving grades 7-12, the school has 74 students and a student–teacher ratio of 8 students per teacher.

When compared to other schools in Missouri it is above average and has received and a grade of A from The School Review. This school is not ranked in the state or county.

To calculate school grades, The School Review uses data collected by the U.S. Department of Education. Grades for safety, academics and learning environment are calculated with these data. The school's overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. Our methodology page has details on our grading system.


Missouri standardized test results, among other factors, are used to determine the academic grade for a school. For academics, Fairfax High School performs significantly above average when compared to other middle/high schools in Missouri and earned the grade of A+ for this measure.

Source: MO Standardized Tests
Academics Grade A+
Test Performance Excellent
AP/IB Participation N/A
SAT/ACT Participation N/A
Algebra 1 Passed N/A

Learning Enviroment

A school’s learning environment is evaluated by comparing many factors including student–teacher ratio, teacher certifications and absenteeism rate. Fairfax High School performs slightly above average compared to other Missouri middle/high schools for learning environment. The school's grade for this metric is B+.

Students : Teacher
MO Avg. 11
Uncertified Teachers
MO Avg. 2%
New Teachers
MO Avg. 17%
Learning Enviroment Grade B+
Student–Teacher Ratio Excellent
Student Absenteeism Very Good
Teacher Absenteeism Good
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Fair


Suspension rates and number of physical altercations are used to evaluate a school’s safety. For safety, Fairfax High School performs average when compared to other middle/high schools in Missouri and received the grade of B- for this measure.

Safety Grade B-
In-School Suspensions Good
Out-of-School Suspensions N/A
Physical Altercations N/A


An overview of the student body of Fairfax High School is included below. A school’s demographics are not used when calculating its score.

Students w/ Disablities
MO Avg. 11%
Free Lunch
MO Avg. 48%
Econ. Disadvantaged
MO Avg. 56%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 74
Minority Students 3
Diversity Index 5
Students with Disablities N/A
Economically Disadvantaged 55%
Limited English Proficiency 0%
Gifted Students N/A


A School - Only 10% of schools are awarded the distinction of being an A School. Schools that receive this grade excel in academics and cultivate a safe and effectual environment for learning. They represent many of top schools in the nation and are eligible to display our award badge on their homepage. You can download your award here.

Academic Overperformance II - Awarded to schools which perform substantially higher on standardized tests than predicted given the socioeconomic composition of their student body. Less than 1% of schools nationwide qualify for this award. Read more about how this metric was calculated and why TheSchoolReview feels it is an important to recognize these schools outperforming academic expectations.

Compare Nearby Schools

In the table below, the closest schools to Fairfax High School are listed. The table includes The School Review’s grade for each of the schools. If you would like a complete list of local schools, visit the Fairfax, Missouri schools page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Tarkio High School B- C+ A B-
2 Rock Port High School A+ A+ A+ A-
3 Craig High School N/A N/A A- C
4 Mound City High School A- C+ A+ A-
5 Mound City Middle School A- A A B

Fairfax High School - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students are at Fairfax High School? The school reported 74 enrolled students to the U.S Dept of Education.
  • Is Fairfax High School a good school? The school received an overall grade of A, which means it is above average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is Fairfax High School in? The school is located in Atchison County.
  • How can I contact Fairfax High School? The school's number is (660) 686-2851. You can visit their website at http://fairfaxk12mo.us.
  • Where is Fairfax High School? 500 Main St, Fairfax, Missouri 64446
Nearby Schools
Tarkio High School
312 S Eleventh St Tarkio, MO 64491
Rock Port High School
600 S Nebraska St Rock Port, MO 64482
Craig High School
402 N Ward Craig, MO 64437
Mound City High School
708 Nebraska St Mound City, MO 64470
Mound City Middle School
708 Nebraska St Mound City, MO 64470