Fairfield High Preparatory School

Grades: 8-12

588 students

Fairfield High Preparatory School serves 588 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Fairfield High Preparatory School operates within the Fairfield City School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 588 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 588 students
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Fairfield High Preparatory School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Fairfield High Preparatory School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
100%
34%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Black Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fairfield High Preparatory School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.00 0.31
Fairfield High Preparatory School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
83%
52%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,770 students has decreased by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,841 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,156 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Fairfield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
7
Number of Students Managed 1,770 2,979
Fairfield City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 56% 72%
Fairfield City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $29 MM
Fairfield City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $31 MM
Fairfield City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,841 $9,620
Fairfield City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,156 $10,180
Fairfield City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 School
    Vocational School
    610 Valley Rd
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)785-5176
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • FairfieldDonald Elementary School
    715 Valley Rd
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6823
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 328 students                      
  • BirminghamCharles A Brown Elementary School
    4811 Court J
    BirminghamAL 35208
    (205)231-1190
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 310 students                      
  • FairfieldRobinson Elementary School
    301 61st St
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6827
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 307 students                      
  • FairfieldFairfield Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6405 Ave D
    FairfieldAL 35064
    (205)783-6847
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      

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