Fairfield High Preparatory School

610 Valley Rd,

Fairfield, AL, 35064-2232

Tel: (205)785-5176
Grades: 8-12

626 students

Fairfield High Preparatory School serves 626 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 42%.
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 626 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 626 students
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fairfield High Preparatory School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Fairfield High Preparatory School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Hispanic (2001-2011)
Black
99%
35%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
58%
Fairfield High Preparatory School White (1989-1993)
All Ethnic Groups Fairfield High Preparatory School Sch Ethnicity Fairfield High Preparatory 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.
0.02 0.70
Fairfield High Preparatory School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
71%
51%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
7%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,853 students has decreased by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Fairfield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
7
Number of Students Managed 1,853 2,928
Fairfield City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 56% 72%
Fairfield City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM n/a
Fairfield City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM n/a
Fairfield City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,841 $0
Fairfield City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,156 $0
Fairfield City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Fairfield Fairfield Area Vocational School
    Vocational School
    610 Valley Rd
    Fairfield , AL , 35064
    (205)785-5176
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Fairfield Donald Elementary School
    715 Valley Rd
    Fairfield , AL , 35064
    (205)783-6823
    0.1  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Birmingham Charles A Brown Elementary School
    4811 Court J
    Birmingham , AL , 35208
    (205)231-1190
    0.6  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Fairfield Robinson Elementary School
    301 61st St
    Fairfield , AL , 35064
    (205)783-6827
    0.9  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Fairfield Fairfield Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6405 Ave D
    Fairfield , AL , 35064
    (205)783-6847
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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