Fairfield High Preparatory School

Tel: (205)785-5176
Grades 9-12
576 students
Fairfield High Preparatory School serves 576 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Fairfield High Preparatory School operates within the Fairfield City School District.
Fairfield City School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 576 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 576 students
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fairfield High Preparatory School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Fairfield High Preparatory School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Fairfield High Preparatory School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.32
Fairfield High Preparatory School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
52%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Fairfield City School District's student population of 1,798 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,679 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,581 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fairfield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
7
Number of Students Managed 1,798 3,026
Fairfield City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Fairfield City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $30 MM
Fairfield City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $21 MM $30 MM
Fairfield City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,679 $10,181
Fairfield City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,581 $10,301
Fairfield City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Fairfield Area Vocational School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Alternative School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FairfieldFairfield Area Vocational SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0 miles
    610 Valley Rd
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)785-5176
    010-12n/a
  • FairfieldDonald Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 342 students
    0.1 miles
    715 Valley Rd
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6823
    0.1KG-6342
  • BirminghamCharles A Brown Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 355 students
    0.6 miles
    4811 Court J
    BirminghamAL 35208
    (205)231-1190
    0.6KG-5355
  • FairfieldRobinson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 324 students
    0.9 miles
    301 61st St
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6827
    0.9KG-6324
  • FairfieldFairfield Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12
    1.1 miles
    6405 Ave D
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6847
    1.1KG-12n/a

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