New Fairfield High School

New Fairfield High School serves 1,003 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 39%.
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 1003 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,003 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Students by Grade New Fairfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.39. 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
4%
20%
Black
1%
13%
White
91%
61%
All Ethnic Groups New Fairfield High School Sch Ethnicity New Fairfield High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.39
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%
30%
New Fairfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,868 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name New Fairfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,868 1,845
Graduation Rate 89% 88%
New Fairfield   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $29 MM
New Fairfield   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $28 MM
New Fairfield   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,318 $15,687
New Fairfield   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,748 $15,388
New Fairfield   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New FairfieldNew Fairfield Middle School
    56 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5886
    0 mi | 684 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • New FairfieldMeeting House Hill School
    24 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5905
    0.3 mi | 593 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • New FairfieldConsolidated School
    12 Gillotti Rd
    New FairfieldCT 06812
    (203)312-5940
    0.6 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • DanburyKing Street Primary School
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4744
    2.5 mi | 417 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • DanburyKing Street Intermediate School
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4761
    2.5 mi | 372 students | Gr. 4-5                      

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Did You Know?
Fairfield County, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Fairfield County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.