Fairbury Public Schools is a public school district located in Fairbury, NE. It has 906 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.
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Fairbury Public Schools Reviews
I like this school, but it has a very different feel than most other schools. By that I mean a lot of people can "be out there." This does make it more interesting yet if you haven't grown up around here you'll find it very weird and awkward at least at first. I get along with just about everybody including teachers and staff. I do disagree with the direction of school. We switched to period scheduling which limits class time too much. Majority of the senior benefits have been taken away, such as the classic senior prank we would normally have once a year. I would like to see more of freedoms like this come back to Fairbury. One thing I do like about the next couple of years is that they are building a new wrestling deck, locker rooms, and a new weight room.
Fairbury is a small town, and everyone is very close with one another. Each graduating class has been together all 13 years of schooling- kindergarten through senior year. I moved to Fairbury about halfway through my 6th grade year. As soon as I came, I was immediately welcomed by my new class and community. Now, I feel like I've lived here my entire life like everyone else. An unfortunate thing that goes on in the school however is drugs and bullying. Since Fairbury is such a small town, people also establish "cliques" and if you get into the wrong one, it could shape your character the wrong way. A big way to be known around town is by being involved in sports, clubs, and organizations, which Fairbury has a lot of. The whole community is brought together through basketball, volleyball, football, and our proudest sport; wrestling. Although it isn't, Fairbury feels like my hometown.
It was a great school if you fit into the dominant macro culture of the school. If you had conflicting opinions against the dominant culture, it may be hard to get a leadership position. The school has a major issue with mixing friendship and business together, and that is reflected on the students. The administration was good during my time, but the major issue with this school is the high amount of turnover by the teachers (and now it seems to be occurring with the administration too).