New Fairfield High School

New Fairfield High School serves 990 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
New Fairfield High School operates within the New Fairfield School District.

School Overview

The student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 990 students
New Fairfield High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % New Fairfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
New Fairfield High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade New Fairfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
New Fairfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
5%
New Fairfield High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
21%
New Fairfield High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
13%
New Fairfield High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
91%
58%
New Fairfield High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
New Fairfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups New Fairfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.40
New Fairfield High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
6%
32%
New Fairfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
5%
New Fairfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,725 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,068 is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,554 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name New Fairfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,725 1,685
New Fairfield   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
New Fairfield   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $31 MM
New Fairfield   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $41 MM $27 MM
New Fairfield   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,068 $17,550
New Fairfield   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,554 $15,389
New Fairfield   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Danbury High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Fairfield Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meeting House Hill School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New FairfieldNew Fairfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 626 students56 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5886
    06-8626
  • New FairfieldMeeting House Hill School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 560 students24 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5905
    0.33-5560
  • New FairfieldConsolidated School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 549 students12 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5940
    0.6PK-2549
  • DanburyKing Street Intermediate School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 370 students151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4761
    2.54-5370
  • DanburyKing Street Primary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 417 students151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4744
    2.5KG-3417

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