Fairfield Central High School

836 Us Hwy 321 Bypass South

Winnsboro, SC 29180-9805

Tel: (803)635-1441
Grades: 9-12

791 students

Fairfield Central High School serves 791 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Fairfield Central High School operates within the Fairfield 01 School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 791 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 791 students
Fairfield Central High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Fairfield Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Fairfield Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Fairfield Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Fairfield Central High School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
85%
36%
Fairfield Central High School Black (1988-2013)
White
14%
52%
Fairfield Central High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fairfield Central High School Sch Ethnicity Fairfield Central 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.
0.26 0.41
Fairfield Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
74%
52%
Fairfield Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Fairfield Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,184 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Fairfield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 3,184 4,140
Fairfield 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Fairfield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $37 MM
District Spending $46 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,276 $9,170
Fairfield 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,701 $10,604
Fairfield 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairfield Career And Technology Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WinnsboroFairfield Middle School
    728 Us Hwy 321 Bypass South
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-4270
    0.1 mi | 466 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • WinnsboroFairfield Elementary School
    175 Medley Rd
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-5594
    1.7 mi | 643 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WinnsboroFairfield Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1451 Us Hwy 321 North
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-5506
    Vocational School

    2.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WinnsboroFairfield Magnet For Math And Science Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1647 Us Hwy 321 Bypass South
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-4810
    Magnet School

    2.9 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WinnsboroKelly Miller Elementary School
    255 Kelly Miller Rd
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-2961
    4.5 mi | 271 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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