Fairfield Central High School

836 Us Hwy 321 Bypass So.

Winnsboro, SC 29180-9805

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

813 students

Fairfield Central High School serves 813 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% 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 813 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 813 students
Fairfield Central High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 11:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
86%
37%
White
10%
52%
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.
0.25 0.41
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.
77%
51%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,266 students has stayed relatively flat 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 3,266 4,051
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Fairfield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $37 MM
Fairfield 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $46 MM $43 MM
Fairfield 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WinnsboroFairfield Elementary School
    175 Medley Rd
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-5594
    0.1 mi | 652 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WinnsboroFairfield Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1451 Us Hwy 321 North
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-5506
    Vocational School

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

    1.3 mi | 385 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WinnsboroFairfield Middle School
    728 Us Hwy 321 Bypass So.
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-4270
    1.6 mi | 433 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • WinnsboroKelly Miller Elementary School
    255 Kelly Miller Rd
    WinnsboroSC 29180
    (803)635-2961
    6.1 mi | 282 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
South Carolina 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in South Carolina is Saluda 01 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.