New Fairfield High School

New Fairfield High School serves 1,010 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
New Fairfield High School operates within the New Fairfield School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1010 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,010 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
6%
21%
Black
1%
13%
White
92%
59%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.40
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%
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.
2%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,798 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,318 is less than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,748 is less than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name New Fairfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,798 1,728
Graduation Rate 89% 88%
District Total Revenue $41 MM $29 MM
District Spending $39 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,318 $15,687
District Spending / Student $12,748 $15,388
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    56 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5886
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 654 students                      
  • New FairfieldMeeting House Hill School
    24 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5905
    0.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 599 students                      
  • New FairfieldConsolidated School
    12 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5940
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 535 students                      
  • DanburyKing Street Intermediate School
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4761
    2.5 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 363 students                      
  • DanburyKing Street Primary School
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4744
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 404 students                      

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