Fairbanks High School

11158 State Route 38, Milford Center, OH 43045
(937) 349-3721

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 392 students 18 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade


Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

In 2013-2014 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
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About this school

Fairbanks High School is a public high school in Ostrander. The principal of Fairbanks High School is Mr. Tom Montgomery, who can be contacted at tmontgomery@fairbanks.k12.oh.us. 392 students attend Fairbanks High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 9% of the 392 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 24% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Fairbanks High School is 18:1. Marysville High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 94%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Asian 1% 2%
Multiracial 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 18%
Economically disadvantaged 9% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    One of my children is a graduate and another is still in school at Fairbanks. I have had wonderful experiences with the staff and administration with both of my children. I found the staff accomodating and competent; many were very willing to offer extra help and to volunteer time to students and organizations as needed. I found that for a small rural school a variety of extracurricular activities are available. I felt that the administration was open to suggestions as well as criticism and handled most situations in a timely manner. No school system is perfect but we have been very pleased with our experiences and will never be sorry that we chose to send our children here.

  • (8 years ago)

    This school has been a tremendous letdown. It doesn't treat individuals as individuals but more as what your last name is. The school does not acknowledge you for whom you are unless you were born as well as raised in the town. The caliber of the teachers are shockingly poor. The school is lacking a lunch system the only food provided for you to buy is out of vending machines that are frequently out of order. There aren't many extracurricular activities you can participate in mainly just band and athletics. The middle and high schools aren't separated so fifth graders are associated with seniors. Overall this school does not attribute any of the advantages that the other local districts do.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school has a great teacher student ratio ad also provides many extracurricular activities Parent involvement is as expected. However the facilities are a little outdated and the high school and middle school need a lot of work.

  • (12 years ago)

    It has been a few years since having a child in school. We moved from Columbus Ohio because the schools were to big and one of our children had special needs. I can not tell you the difference. I have nothing but praise for this school. They worked with my son so well that he went on to college in education and his GPA was above 3. They do care for the quality of education and they give a great deal of help and understanding with students and parents.

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